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PAGE 1 WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 INSIDEVol. IX, No. 10 FREE OPINION A4 ROOTED IN NAPLES A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A12 PETS OF THE WEEK A22 BUSINESS MEETINGS B4 NETWORKING B6-7 HOUSE HUNTING B10 OPEN HOUSE MAP B16 PUZZLES C12 ANTIQUES C16-19 CELEBRITY EXTRA C20 THE DISH C25 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 T IS SAID THAT WE ALL HAVE GIFTS TO SHARE WITH THE WORLD, TREASURES WE CAN use to brighten the world in ways big and small. What follows here are profiles of five Collier County residents who passed away during 2016. Each gave generously of themselves during their lives and left behind a legacy that will continue to enrich. We love numbers. Theyre as neat and clean as new knives cutting edge, often inarguable. If the numbers tell the story, the story must be true, correct? Not according to some, especially not statistics. There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics, said Mark Twain, attributing the comment to 19th century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. No doubt he was right, especially when the numbers are used to draw conclusions that may not be warranted. The statistics on sanity are that three out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness, pointed out Rita Mae-Brown, who then drew this conclusion: Think of your three best friends. If theyre OK, then its you. With that in mind, Florida Weekly offers you a few statistics with a fact or two thrown in that made the 2016 scoreboard of American and Floridian living.2016 by the numbers BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ BY DON MANLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent SEE NUMBERS, A18 Remembering some we lost this yearTHELIVESTHEYLEDISEE LIVES, A8 HOMER HELTER Aug. 2, 1944 Oct. 2, 2016 DICK SHANAHAN March 11, 1927 Oct. 20, 2016 MIKE MCDONNELL Sept. 24, 1940 Feb. 4, 2016 KATHRYN LEIB-HUNTER Feb. 5, 1962 March 9, 2016 THOMAS GATTLE Nov. 22, 1924 Oct. 23, 2016 New Years Day tipsOur Diva doles out advice for avoiding a hangover and for handling it if you wake up with one anyway. A23 Holiday teaPuttin on The Ritz for Make-A-Wish, and more Society to-dos. C22-23 2016 on the silver screenFilm critic Dan Hudak reflects on his picks and pans. C1 All tucked inSimple device can make bed-making a breeze. B1


A2 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Turn your visions of coastal home interiors into a custom reality at Matter Brothers Furniture and Design Service with the worlds #1 slip cover company, Four Seasons!7200 Trail Boulevard, Naples, (239) 598-3330 | Other locations in Ft. Myers, Sarasota, Tarpon Springs and Pinellas Park | Coastal SOPHISTICATION roger COMMENTARYThe steady AmericanWhen the Greek philosopher Plato suggested the state is the soul writ large, he established a template for understanding who we are. Any of us, in any time or place. What we want, what we do, how we think, how we treat others, what we expect of them and of ourselves our national character, more or less is defined in each individual who must answer those questions in the music of a particular or parochial American life. Such was true of Elizabeth Kay McCullers, born to farmers April 15, 1939, in south Lee County. She spent her life there, tying it off with a knot of love 77 years later, near midnight on Dec. 14. When Kay drew her last breath, her fingers, hands, heart and soul were woven into those of her husbands and childrens, I learned from her son, Dr. J.F. McCullers. Shed been married to her husband, John, for 57 years. An American, a Southerner, a Floridian, an Estero farm girl and community stalwart, Mrs. McCullers championed public schools and 4H and her church and voracious reading for herself and her sons, Jeff and Andy. She believed in solid knowing how to grow carrots and why zoning meetings were important and how to sew a dress. Such a woman was not merely the model of a region. Instead, she was the soul of a nation at its best, something worth recalling on the cusp of 2017. There were and still are others like her, of course, some with different accents and distinct music. But their numbers shrink. On the Estero farm where Hugh and Delia Smith raised Kay, there was always an immense vegetable garden, Jeff told me. And, as was the case with nearly everyone else in Estero in the first half of the 20th century, the backyard of the house she grew up in was filled with tropical fruits of all kinds: guavas, red guavas, mangoes, lychees, key limes, Surinam cherries, avocados, kumquats, carambolas, tamarind, papayas, jaboticabas, chayote, pineapple, lemons, bignay, muscadine grapes, pomelos, bananas, and coconuts. In her case, these and other fruits also filled the side yards and the front yard. Of course, all of this was surrounded by acres and acres of oranges, tangerines, and grapefruit. All of it was also shared with the farmers and fishing families around her, who in turn shared what they had avocadoes, okra, venison, shrimp, snook, smoked mullet or guava jelly, to name a few. It left her, her son notes, with a strong sense of duty to other people, and a genuine respect for people who work for a living. The result of such forging nationwide: an abundance of men and women at once proud, tolerant, energetic, good-willed, kind, curious, humorous and resilient. A people committed to doing something better than it used to be done and as well as they could possibly do it. I think of that model as the steady American. They were not extreme in their political views or personal behaviors. They were colorful characters or not it didnt matter. They were generally modest and they accepted their time and place with its inherent attitudes and histories uncomplainingly, then got to work on it and on themselves. They made it better if they could and set it aside if they couldnt. Their politics, too, could vary within a liberal to conservative range that always weighed other opinions. As Jeff puts it about his mother, in particular, she was neither a liberal nor a conservative, so far as I could ever tell. She believed that people in need should be helped, that people who took advantage of other people should be stopped, and everyone else should do their best. When I knew her, she was a 98-pound stick of big-hearted dynamite who had and could drive a tractor; get in to the Exhibition Hall in Fort Myers to see Elvis with her lifelong friend, Phoebe Millership Freeland; host a stranger for supper as if hed been born into the family and had to be convinced of the fact before the evening ended; ride a motorcycle into old age behind her equally remarkable husband, John; and think as crisply and clearly as anybody who ever came down the American road. She suffered physically in her last years and said little about it to outsiders. All of which leaves me with this thought: If the state is the soul of Kay McCullers and her family writ large, were going to be OK. May it be so may we make it so by taking her example and may she rest in abiding peace. COURTESY PHOTOJohn and Elizabeth McCullers, 1959


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY OPINIONWater remains foremost environmental issue facing Southwest Floridians BY ROB MOHERLeonardo da Vinci famously said, Water is the driving force of all nature. Water was certainly a driving force of environmental and economic discussions in 2016, and by all accounts will continue to take center stage in 2017. At the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, we are looking forward to 2017 as a year in which water remains at the forefront of public concern, debate and legislative action. For many months during 2016, South Florida was in a state of emergency due to unseasonably heavy rainfall during the dry season, a woefully inadequate water management system and weak regulatory efforts to protect wetlands, manage growth and protect water quality. Like never before, 2016 debunked the false dichotomy of jobs versus conservation, or economy versus the environment. In Southwest Florida they are one and the same. Consider the following: A new report issued by the 1000 Friends of Florida, the University of Florida and the Department of Agriculture shows alarming and unsustainable trends for water availability for Florida by the year 2070. And this report did not even factor in the possible use of millions of gallons of our fresh drinking water for industrial processes like fracking and other forms of enhanced well stimulation techniques. Lee County was under a state of emergency for months due to the discharges of polluted water down the Caloosahatchee, resulting in blue-green algae blooms, devastating impacts on the estuarys ecosystem and negative economic consequences for those who make a living based on the health of our estuaries and coastal beaches. A study produced by the Florida Association of Realtors in 2015 directly linked the relationship of poor water quality to deteriorating home values. In fact, it was estimated that poor water quality in the Caloosahatchee River could be directly linked to a decrease in property value in Lee County by over half a billion dollars in the 2010-2013 timeframe. The failure of our state leaders to adequately protect our most vital economic resource in the face of a rapidly growing population and clear and longstanding evidence of the problem should not immobilize us. In fact, due to the obvious economic and environmental impacts from these problems, we have stronger grassroots pressure from a wider swath of Floridians than ever before to advance solutions that fix the systemic problems we face. Incoming Senate President Joe Negrons efforts to acquire 60,000 acres of lands south of Lake Okeechobee for water storage, treatment and conveyance are one example of positive movement to address a critical need. It is a vital missing piece of the restoration puzzle and was validated recently by the independent and nonpartisan National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee in its bi-annual evaluation of Everglades restoration efforts which stressed the need for additional water storage. We also note the progress to authorize ongoing Everglades restoration efforts more than 60 projects and initiatives in total that are vital to restoring the River of Grass, including the Central Everglades Planning Project, a $1.9 billion component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. We will need our federal elected officials to continue their outstanding efforts to secure this funding now through the next critical phase of appropriations. Equally important are efforts underway in the state senate and house to address fracking and fracking-like techniques. Our little secretIf you are an aficionado of country ham, you surely know a story or two. These are tales of tragedy and comedy, chronicling adventures, high and low. Theres the one about the couple who received a large package via Federal Express from a beloved uncle. They excitedly open it and discover a whole ham. It is covered in black mold, a gamey perfume of smoke and oak rising to meet their noses. Too bad, they think. Its spoiled. They bury it in the backyard (an urban-country legend), or they swaddle the wrapper to contain the ruin and take it to the garbage can. In it goes with a thud. They congratulate themselves. They have narr owly avoided poisoning their entire family. Uncle Fudd is not told the fate of his gift. They just tell him they prefer city ham. On hearing this, Uncle Fudd shakes his head in wonderment but says nothing. The season passes. Uncle Fudd neither forgives nor forgets. His once-intended beneficiaries are stricken from his estate plan. Never again does the errant couple receive a country ham or anything else. Thus, hope ends for the uninitiated of any communion with pork nirvana. But for the silliness and ignorance of man, what instead might have been. I, myself, have been tested. When my ham connection was lost, I suffered the five stages of grief denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. There can be no genuine country ham without a coveted source. Let me explain. First, I am not talking about just any ole ham, and especially not the ham appearing on the table as an inflated chunk of honey-baked candy. I am talking about the quintessential, salt-cured, two-yearold country ham that has gone through the summer sweats, nursed toward its prime by a sage farmer who knew his way around a smoke house and the difference between a prime hog and a porky pig. And sorry, Virginia and North Carolina, Kentucky wins this contest hands down. This road to culinary glory begins with a fundamental task: you must first acquire the ham. It sounds simple but herein lies the difficulty. The ham is the holy grail of pig parts. It starts out as mere pork. It is transformed into a culinary masterpiece by an old-fashioned method of curing over at least two years. The task requires an artisan incarnated as a farmer. There are only as many properly cured country hams as there are artisan farmers, and believe me, among those who claim to be, few are. You must eat a lot of bad ham to know the difference. Finding the source of such a ham requires a crusade of obeisance to ham elders. You must prove your worthiness. A spiritual guide serves you a sliver of the sacred delicacy to educate your palate. The taste is instantly acquired. You grovel to be blessed with a few slices to take home. Your enlightenment deepens, always at the generosity of your spiritual guide. This goes on for several years, maybe even decades. Finally, the elders give you their blessing. You are initiated into the order of the ham. Your name is added to the coveted ham distribution list, but only after the Grim Reaper winnows a name or two so yours eventually pops up. I remember the day when my husband and I proudly brought home our first country ham. That blessed day took a tragic turn, almost imperiling forever the likelihood of any more country hams in our future. We lived in the Bluegrass in an old creaking mansion straight out of Gone with the Wind. Every room was heated differently. You closed off rooms you did not heat. A frigid but not frozen room is the perfect place to store the overflow from a burgeoning holiday larder, especially a 25-pound country ham or so we thought. That long winters night, my husband and I were buried in bed under a stack of quilts. Our two canines were camped nearby. In the wee hours, we heard them quietly padding into the bathroom, lapping thirstily from their alternate watering hole, the john. We stirred, taking note, but reasoned the dog bowl must be dry. But their multiple trips troubled our sleep. They seemed unable to quench an insatiable thirst. Then it hit us. We bolted up right out of a dead sleep, looked at one another in horror and yelled simultaneously, The ham! Running downstairs, we sadly discovered a cracked door and the carcass the brutes had failed to finish. The saltiness of their purloined treat betrayed them before they got their fill. Tearfully, we salvaged a small plate of the delicacy, the ruin of pork paradise nearly complete. We swore to carry the secret to our graves. Otherwise, Uncle Fudd would surely cut us off. Nor did our holiday guests ever learn why such stingy portions were served that year. Sadly, despite our silence, our ham connection finally met demise through other means. Our little secret is no more. MOHER PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan, Karen Feldman Jerry Greenfield, Bob Harden Dan Hudak, Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith, Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson, Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren, Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Vandy Major, Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond, Ivan Seligman Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Alisa Bowman Amy Grau Paul Heinrich Meg Roloff Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comDrew McAuleyandrew.mcauley@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2016 by Florida Media Group, LLC. 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A6 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Put your assets to better use. Financing allows you to put your assets to better use while maintaining cash flow flexibility. Act now! After seven years of historic, or near historic low mortgage rates, the Fed will likely soon raise its benchmark. The era of super low mortgages may be approaching its end.*Our Low Rate Guarantee: Lake Michigan Credit Union will match legitimate competitor offers or credit the borrower $300 off closing costs. Our low rate guarantee cannot be combined with any other offers. Should you consider a cash-out refinance? A part of Lake Michigan Credit UnionWe can help! Our mortgage team understands cash-out refinancing. They know the rationale, logistics and requirements. With Guaranteed Low Mortgage Rates* and some of the lowest closing costs going, LMCU is the best place for your mortage. Naples 8635 Collier Blvd. Bonita Springs 24201 Walden Center Dr. Suite #101 Jayne Malinowski Mortgage Sales Manager NMLS ID 434329 (239) 908-5864 ROOTED IN NAPLESFrom cleaners to cuddlers, Naples Cat Alliance needs helpers If theres one thing that confuses me about world, its the proliferation of dog people in it. Sure, dogs profess their undying love to their owners every time they lay eyes on them, but I think its cats that really are, well, the cats pajamas. Theyre self-cleaning, selfsufficient and naturally more socially acceptable than dogs. Not only do they not require extensive potty training, they dose out a dignified level of love that allows for snuggling but thats never incessant attention-seeking. Im convinced that the crazy cat lady trope is simply a marketing ploy perpetrated by dog lovers to gain an upper hand in the feline-versus-canine cultural wars. For instance, science suggests that cat lovers score higher on intelligence tests. While we tend to be more neurotic, were also more independent and less dominant toward our peers. Dog lovers have plenty of traits to recommend them, like extroversion, but I think cat people have enough positive personality traits to reject the crazy stereotype and tell them to stop their yapping. If you agree with me, or if you just love to cuddle up with a kitty, Naples Cat Alliance has a job for you. The allvolunteer-run nonprofit seeks devoted cat people to help handle an influx of admissions. The alliances more than 100 cats some of which have been severely injured by humans or are permanently disabled not only need permanent homes, they need TLC during whatever time they spend in the no-kill shelter. Here are just a few of the felines that are in residence now: Bonnet: A sweet calico who was so neglected mites destroyed her ears. Roger: A beautiful, gentle, blue-eyed boy who is recovering from a shot to the spine. With help, hes learned to walk again and has even been spotted running. Coconut: This snowball was born with a neurological disorder that causes her to permanently tilt her head and have difficulty walking. However, her siblings Pistachio and Praline watch her back and the three, after becoming Youtube sensations, are quite the team at the shelter. Of course, there are plenty of healthy, happy cats and kittens to care for, too. Many felines in all states of health and well being enter the shelter and are adopted out to loving owners. Taking care of them at the shelter, however, requires many volunteer hands and more are always welcome. The shelter has no paid staff, so likeminded community members who can commit to working from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. one day per week would be appreciated. From cleaning to cuddling, extra hands will be put to good use. If you cant commit your time, money helps, too, because the organization receives no government funding. The shelter always has a running tab at Harborside Animal Clinic, and it also has a wish list on Amazon. For more information about volunteering at, donating to and/or adopting from Naples Cat Alliance, call (424) 835-1523 or visit www.naplescatalliance. org. COURTESY PHOTOSPraline, Coconut and Pistachio Bonnet Roger


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A8 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYThomas Gattle: A lifetime of fine linensNov. 22, 1924Oct. 23, 2016Thomas Gattle was possessed of a rare expertise in a subject that was both his vocation and an avocation: fine linens. Whether through osmosis or it being hard-wired into his DNA as the third generation of his family to trade in the highly valued material, the Naples resident knew the topic inside out. He loved linens, his widow, Connie Gattle, said. What he prided himself on is he probably knew more about fine linens than anyone I know. Even people in the market (linen trade shows) would say he was the king. But he never acted like that. He was very modest, an unassuming person. And he had a wonderful smile. Truly, everybody loved him. Mr. Gattle, the owner of high-end linen purveyor Gattles on Third Street South, died in October at 91, after 51 years of business in downtown Naples. He grew up in the business, which was started in Cincinnati in 1904 by his German-immigrant grandmother, Henrietta Gattle. Gattles Inc. continued to flourish under his father, Otto, expanding further into the Midwest. That success was sustained by Mr. Gattle, under whose leadership the business grew to, at one point, 12 locations in Florida, Ohio, Indiana and Michigan. After completing a business degree at Indiana University, he joined the family business at age 24, launching a career that he found endlessly satisfying. I think he just loved business, said Mrs. Gattle, his wife of 35 years. He loved working with customers and he particularly loved linens. When away from work, he enjoyed playing tennis and running for many years. He would always enter 5K and 10K races, said Mrs. Gattle. He never won any of them, but he loved the exercise and he loved the feeling of it. The couple met 41 years ago in Palm Beach, when they both lived in that area, she a widow and he a divorcee. They began dating after being set up by matchmaking mutual friends. I just fell in love with him, she said. He was a wonderful person. He was very, very kind, always, and very, very thoughtful, always considerate of other people. He was just a very, very charming person. The couple moved to Naples in 2010, after selling off five of the remaining six stores, all in Florida, which left only the Third Street South boutique. Naples has always been very good to us in business and in friends, said Mrs. Gattle. Its a place that we have always loved. Cindy Getzberg, the assistant manager and buyer at Gattles on Third Street South, where she has worked for 20 years, described Mr. Gattle as a true gentleman and a very intelligent, kind person to work for. He was truly renowned in this industry, which is a very small industry, upper-end linens, Ms. Gertzberg added. When I went to market, everybody wanted to know how he was. He was just a great person, he really was, and hell be solely missed. Gattles on Third Street South will remain a family business, carried on by Mr. Gattles four children. He also had 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. The children very much love this business, Mrs. Gattle said. They will never allow it to discontinue. Homer Helter: A dedicated friend and patriotAug. 2, 1944Oct. 2, 2016Diana Helter paraphrased revered 20th century humorist Will Rogers when describing her late husbands personality. Like Mr. Rogers, she said, Homer Helter never met someone he didnt like. That love for his fellow man is something she saw him manifest routinely from the time they began dating during high school in Dennison, Ohio. Its something that was also on display at his business, Homer Helters Antique and Military Mall off Pine Ridge Road, which doubles as a popular gathering spot for military veterans. Those daily gatherings have been missing a key participant since Mr. Helter, 72, passed away suddenly on Oct. 2. He was a very dedicated friend and patriot, said Mrs. Helter. He was that way all of his life. From the minute I met him, he was always doing something for somebody. Mr. Helter wasnt a veteran himself after having gotten hitched not long after high school at a time when the military wasnt accepting married men. But military memorabilia had been a keen interest since childhood. His father and other family members served in the armed forces, and a cousin died in combat. He always had a high respect for their sacrifices and the things they went through, said his wife of 53 years. Sometimes it was the ultimate sacrifice like his cousin, but it was also the being away from home and in harms way. He just always had a passion for those people. After Mr. Helter retired in 1989 as a vice-president for Fishers Big Wheel in New Castle, Penn., the family moved to Naples. Mrs. Helter hoped hed indulge in rest and relaxation after a stressful career, but boredom eventually overtook a man who didnt enjoy golf or fishing. The 1998 opening of Homer Helters Antique and Military Mall was the result. The antiques and collectables store gave him a chance to show off his extensive military memorabilia collection. He enjoyed talking to people there and the business kept growing, said Mrs. Helter. He just loved it. He loved the people, he loved the vets. It was an absolute passion, and thats why were going to keep the store going. It was his passion. Its what he loved and it makes me feel good that its going to continue. Mr. Helter also loved the daily confabs with the veterans who gather there to chew the fat, pass the time and enjoy the camaraderie around the Table, as their traditional gathering spot is known. They still come in daily, said Mrs. Helter of the gathering of friends. We still put coffee on the table every day. We still put pastries out every day. That was a tradition of Homers and were continuing that tradition. Since 2003, Mr. Helter, along with a group of volunteers, had shipped almost 75 tons of supplies to service members stationed overseas. He also provided wheelchairs and electric scooters to needy veterans. If we had it, we would give it to that person, said Mrs. Helter. If they didnt have a vehicle, we would make sure it got to them. He volunteered for the Southwest Florida branch of the Honor Flight network, aiding the nonprofit program that transports veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the countrys war memorials. Mr. Helters presence was also felt at the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida, where he was a member of the board of directors. He also donated a portion of his military memorabilia collection pertaining to WWII and the concentration camps for permanent display. He just had a passion for that history, the persecution that the Jews had to go through and all the rest who had to go through the Nazi regime, said Mrs. Helter. He had a collection that he thought should be held somewhere. The museums executive director, Amy Snyder, knew Mr. Helter for more than 13 years. Homer will always be recognized as one of the people who made it possible for this museum to exist, she said. His initial artifact donations have paved the way for so many of our local holocaust survivors and WWII veterans to donate their items, allowing us to tell a very personal story of the holocaust. Kathryn Leib-Hunter: Uplift, educate and provide hope Feb. 5, 1962March 9, 2016The name Kathryn Leib-Hunter has become synonymous with the fight to de-stigmatize mental illness and to provide vital services for those afflicted with the disease and their families, both locally and statewide. Mrs. Hunter, CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Collier County, died in March at age 54 after a long illness and decades of advocacy for the mentally ill and other vulnerable populations. Hers is a legacy that includes helping to found the countys Guardian ad Litem program more than 20 years ago. The program trains adults to be advocates for children involved with the court system. In 1993, Mrs. Hunter threw herself into building NAMI Collier County into a robust organization that offers a wide range of mental health programming. She was purely an advocate, said NAMIs new CEO, Pamela Baker, whod known Mrs. Hunter since 2001. Her very extraordinary focus was on making life better for people with mental illness. Her job at NAMI wasnt just a job. It was her life. Ms. Baker said that when they met, she was impressed by something she believes was unique: the state of Floridas provision of mental health funding to NAMI Collier County rather than a large community mental health center. That was specifically to bring in more recovery-oriented services, things that helped to improve the quality of life rather than just treatment services, she said. In fact, very quickly we became one of the largest NAMIs in the nation. Mental illness was something that was deeply personal topic for Mrs. Hunter. Neapolitan Deena Baxter is the author of a 2014 book detailing the death of her adult son who was bipolar. Surviving Suicide: Searching for Normal with Heartache & Humor was inspired by a conversation Mrs. Baxter had with Mrs. Hunter three weeks after the young man took his life. The book serves as a fundraiser for The Surviving Suicide Project, a partnership between Mrs. Baxter and NAMI of Collier County that also includes a creative arts website,, and outreach presentations throughout Southwest Florida and beyond by Baxter. She was totally committed to improving mental health and de-stigmatizing mental illness, said Mrs. Baxter. She attached no stigma whatsoever to mental illness. She experienced it first-hand in her own family and used that as a catalyst for her lifes purpose. HOMER HELTER Aug. 2, 1944 Oct. 2, 2016 KATHRYN LEIB-HUNTER Feb. 5, 1962 March 9, 2016LIVESFrom page 1 THOMAS GATTLE Nov. 22, 1924 Oct. 23, 2016COURTESY PHOTOHomer Helter, center, with some veteran friends.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NEWS A9She was totally steeped in family, faith and her job. There was nothing 9-to-5 about it. She was so warm and had an incredible sense of humor. Mrs. Hunter was also devoted to her husband, Patrick, and her college-student sons, twins Forrest and Taylor, said Mrs. Baxter. I miss her every day, she added. When I go out and speak, I have a slide that honors her. Wherever shes floating in eternity, I know its a good place because she was such good people. Mrs. Hunters commitment to the cause was reflected in NAMIs hiring practices, with almost half the staff comprised of people who have a mental illness. These are people who are far enough into their recovery that they are ready to go back to work, whether its just a few hours a week, if thats all they want, to full time employment, said Ms. Baker. Mrs. Hunters stewardship included the creation of NAMIs Crisis Intervention Team Training program that instructs law enforcement officials in identifying and de-escalating encounters with people experiencing a mental health crisis. More than 1,000 officers have been trained since the program began in 2008. Its a national model, Mrs. Baker said. It helps to ensure that peoples rights are not violated and that they get treatment rather than just end up in jail, she added. Kathryn fought to bring that here. Mike McDonnell: Family, the law and musicSept. 24, 1940Feb. 4, 2016Mike McDonnell was that fortunate person who doesnt just discover one pursuit he loves, but two. For him, it was the practice of law and making music with voice and guitar, endeavors he approached with great passion and rare skill. The Naples resident, West Point graduate, decorated Vietnam veteran, professional musician, renowned trial attorney and mentor for young attorneys passed away suddenly in February at age 75. Mr. McDonnell practiced law for 46 years, building a respected law firm and acquiring a stellar reputation in Collier County and statewide for his case preparation and courtroom skills. Over the years, he represented a number of high-profile clients, including actressinventor Hedy Lamarr and ex-major league pitcher Gaylord Perry, a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He was one of the finest trial lawyers in the state, if not the country, said his wife of 36 years, Nina. There was no case that he didnt want to learn from and master. He wanted to make sure every defendant had the defense that was called for The motto when he graduated (West Point) was 2 Can Do, and thats the kind of person he was. His ethics, his morals and his values are unattainable for most people. He was just amazing in that way. Mr. McDonnell was an equally accomplished musician whose taste spanned multiple genres. He was known around town for his ability to entertain friends at small gatherings as well as crowds at public events. He was just in his element when he was on stage and when he was in court, said Mrs. McDonnell. He toured for two years in the early 1980s with his group named Mike McDonnell and the Good Time Boogie Band. And for two years in the early 2000s, he was part of a Kingston Trio tribute band with Paul Shane of Tampa and Banks Burgess of Georgia, called Banks and Shane with Mike McDonnell.Mr. McDonnell, Dr. Da vid Per lmutter of Naples and the late Cancer Alliance of Naples co-founder Jerry Conti were known for performing The Star Spangled Banner at local sporting events. Dr. Perlmutter and Mr. Conti were also among the many area musicians who would attend the music party jam sessions the McDonnells would hold at their home. What I miss the most around the house is him playing his music, said Mrs. McDonnell. Music was a big part of our lives. However, Mr. McDonnells love of performing was outweighed by his passion for and dedication to the law and his work as a defense attorney. He was such a gentleman, said Mrs. McDonnell. He was extremely charming, but in a very real way. And he was always for the underdog. He always wanted to take the underdogs case. He loved telling jokes and loved his own material. Born in New Jersey and raised in Michigan and Florida, Mr. McDonnell graduated from Culver Military Academy, before moving on to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he was a member of the class of 1962. He served two tours in Vietnam during the war there, attaining the rank of captain. He served in the Army Rangers and commanded an infantry company while in-country. After returning stateside, he attended Stetson Universitys law school, receiving his degree in 1970 and moving to Naples to establish his firm. Mr. McDonnell used his legal skills to assist those who may be economically challenged. He would see military veterans for free or, if need be, refer them to another attorney who would do as much for free as they could, said his wife. That was near and dear to him. He also donated significant time to Legal Aid Service of Collier County. One of the proudest honors he earned was being named Pro-Bono Attorney of the Year by Legal Aid, Mrs. McDonnell said. Mr. McDonnells greatest source of pride was his family, which included five children and seven grandchildren. He was a really great dad, his widow said. He was very present in doing things like coaching their sports teams. He was very involved in helping them learn. He was at every sporting event, even if he wasnt coaching He loved his family with a passion. Dick Shanahan: A tireless community servantMarch 11, 1927Oct. 20, 2016 Dick Shanahans overarching philosophy was to live life to the fullest and enjoy every day that you can, according to his widow, Debra. He was always in a good mood, she said. If he walked into a room and people asked him how he was, hed say, fantastic, in that deep, booming voice of his. He was fun to be with. He had a level head on his shoulders. He looked at situations from both sides and hed figure out the best way. He was just a lot of fun and a very loving and giving person. The longtime Marco Island civic leader died on Oct. 20 at age 89 from cancer, a disease that he and Mrs. Shanahan devoted much time to fighting. They were slated to chair the Marco American Cancer Societys Imagination Ball in 2017, the Shanahans fifth consecutive year in that role. Marco and Collier County were much more for Mr. Shanahan than places where he simply resided after retiring. He also tirelessly used his time and talents to benefit the community and to help those in need. The Chicago native moved to the island in 1987 after more than 30 years with Chicago-based auto parts manufacturer Maremont Corp., where he retired a marketing executive. Although he left the work-a-day world, he wasnt interested in replacing it with a life of leisure. When he retired, he wanted to get involved again, Mrs. Shanahan said. Thats what kept him young at heart. He mounted a successful campaign for Collier County commissioner in 1988, defeating a three-term incumbent in the process. During his four years on the board, the political newcomer also served as chairman of the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council and the Metropolitan Planning Organization. Mr. Shanahans involvement on Marco was wide-ranging, encompassing city government, civic organizations and numerous charities. From 2010 to 2012, he was a member of the citys planning board, holding the chairmans post in 2012. He was also a member of Marcos Sunrise Rotary Club, the Greater Marco Family YMCA, the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce, the Marco Island Police Foundation, the Knights of Columbus and the United Way, among other organizations, serving on the boards of directors for many of them over the years. He also didnt totally leave working behind, getting his real estate license in 1993 and most recently working as an agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realtys Marco office. In fact, Mr. Shanahan was the 2016 president for the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors, the fourth time hed held that post. The Naples Daily News recognized Mr. Shanahans community involvement in 2001 by naming him its Citizen of the Year. The Marco Realtors association selected him as Realtor of the Year in 1999 and 2009, and he was the Sunrise Rotarys Rotarian of the Year in 2000. In 2008, the Marco Chamber of Commerce presented him with its Lifetime Achievement Award. He cared about this island and this city, and he did anything he could do to make it better for the people who live here, said Mrs. Shanahan. If people asked him to do something, he never said no. And if he couldnt solve a problem, he would find someone who could. Mr. Shanahan was also a dedicated family man, with five daughters, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren and a ninth on the way. He loved his family as much as he loved life and his community, said Mrs. Shanahan. The couple married in 2011, after the death of Mr. Shanahans first wife, Catherine. Theyd initially met several years earlier while both were members of the Marco Island Police Foundation. Mrs. Shanahan credited him with being a masterful facilitator. If two people were disagreeing about something, he would be the third party involved and he would try to get them to see each others side, she said. When that meeting was over, they would walk out with smiles. Thats part of what I loved about him. He was stoic upon learning in May that he had an aggressive form of cancer and time was likely short. It was very quick, and he was without pain up until the very end. Im thankful for that and for the years we had together, Mrs. Shanahan said. Before we got married, he said Ill be a happy man if I have five good years with you. I said, Shanahan, arent you going to negotiate for 10? He died the day before our fifth anniversary. MIKE MCDONNELL Sept. 24, 1940 Feb. 4, 2016 Dick and Debra Shanahan Mike McDonnell, center, in his Kingston Trio tribute band with Banks Burgess and Paul Shane. DICK SHANAHAN March 11, 1927 Oct. 20, 2016


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Premium brands like BMW, Jaguar, Lincoln, Mercedes and many more have small and midsize crossovers, but their emphasis on providing luxury usually precludes trying to squeeze three rows of seating into a cabin. This leaves the heart of the market with the mainstream brands that come in around $30,000. Its the place where usefulness meets a bit of design and features flair. And there are plenty of signs that the manufacturers see this segment getting very competitive. Vehicles like the Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander and Hyundai Santa Fe have all been refreshed or totally revamped within the last year. Ford and Nissan have taken the tough SUV image built with the Explorer and Pathfinder, and they are now exploiting the namesakes to make the latest generation of crossovers feel more adventurous. Volkswagen will even be entering the threerow market in 2017 with the Atlas. 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A18 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYYou may draw your own conclusions.Population 2016: 324,118,787: United States. 20,612,439: Florida residents as of July 1, an addition of more than 365,000 in a years time. With a growth rate of 1.8 percent, Florida ranks third behind the 2-percent growth rates of both Nevada and Utah. Florida is also the third most populous state in the nation, behind California and Texas.Marriage and divorce: 166,921 marriages in Florida, 2015 (latest numbers) 80,204 divorcesSex: 98: Number of times average married couple has sex per year. 146: Number of times average domestic couples have sex per year. 7.4 million: Total households, Florida: (Source: Happiness: Number 1 in the nation: Naples, topping a list of the 30 American communities where happiness is most likely to be found, according to the WellBeing Index by Gallup-Healthways, an annual look at almost 200 urban regions. The survey analyzes such factors as opportunities to learn new things, having supportive or loving relationships, financial security, love of community, and physical well being. No. 3: Sarasota. No. 19: Cape Coral. No. 24: Port St. Lucie.Politics (National election): 65,788,583: votes cast for Hillary Clinton 62,955,363: votes for Donald Trump: National election Florida: 4,617,886: votes cast for Donald Trump: 4,504,975: votes cast for Hillary Clinton: Note: Clinton wins Palm Beach County 371,411 to 270,762; Trump wins Lee County 191,141 to 124,725.Florida U.S. Senate: 4,822,182: votes cast for Marco Rubio: 4,105,251: votes cast Patrick Murphy: (Sources: The New York Times via the Associated Press, Dave Leips Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, and David Wasserman of the Cook Political Report).Conservation: 235,000: Total acres in mineral rights leased from the National Park Service by the Burnett Oil Company to conduct seismic testing and ultimately oil field drilling within the Big Cypress National Preserve. 4 to 3: Vote by the Florida Fish & Wildlife conservation Commission to stop 2016 bear huntHealth 16.2 percent: Persons without health insurance under age 65.Killing animals by vehicle: 98: number of manatees killed by boat as of early December, the new annual record (97 were killed in 2009), according to the FWC. 31: number of panthers killed by motor vehicles as of early December, the most ever in a single year.Crime:You arent going to like this we dont like this but these are just the facts, maam. Crime by county, from January to June, 2016. Miami-Dade, population about 2.69 million: 95 murders, 406 rapes, 2,220 robberies. Charlotte, population about 1 70,000: 1 murder, 19 rapes and 12 robberies. Collier, population about 350,000: 2 murders, 39 rapes and 84 robberies. Hendry, population about 38,100: 3 murders, 10 rapes, 8 robberies. Lee, about 675,000 residents: 24 murders, 120 rapes, 218 robberies. Palm Beach, about 1.375 million: 34 murders, 276 rapes, 875 robberies.Dying violently 7: number of Floridians killed by lightning as of October, the most in the nation, where 36 died after being struck. 1,600: Number of people killed in automobile accidents in Florida in the first six months of 2016. 201: people killed or wounded in the first six months of the year in Florida mass shootings (defined as four or more killed or injured), leading the nation. 104: people killed or injured in largest mass shooting in U.S. history, in Orlando on June 12.Other 60 miles: The maximum distance from saltwater any person in Florida can be. 11: Number of animals by species or type that can be hunted with a Florida license. They include alligator, bear (but not in 2016), Burmese python and other conditional non-native snakes and lizards, deer, dove, duck and waterfowl, fur-bearing creatures including raccoon, opossum, skunk, nutria, beaver, coyote, bobcat and river otter), quail, small-game, turkey and wild hog. 5 in freshwater: Daily limit of black bass. Other freshwater sports limits per day include 50 panfish; 25 crappie; 20 striped bass, white bass and sunshine bass; two b utterfly peacock bass; 25 American eels. 8 in saltwater: Daily sport limit of reef fish (sea bass, grouper, snappers etc.) that can be harvested; Other daily limits include eight crustaceans and mollusks (bay scallops, blue crabs, lobster, shrimp, stone crabs, etc.). In addition, 25 other species are also regulated, from barracuda to tarpon, tripletail and weakfish. 190: number of nouns, adjectives and a few verbs introduced in the last quarter as the newest English words worthy of inclusion in the Oxford English Dictionary. Among those words: defederalization, full load, gobsmacking, heaty, macking, out-strategize, paddleboarding, rag-doll (a verb), soft launch, teleconference (verb), verklempt, wobbleboard, You Tuber. Even more new senses of old words or phrases are listed by the OED, including kicker, lip, stand-up, turtle, walled and zombie. 33: number of words that mean something entirely different in Florida. For example: paradise means anywhere outside; shuttle means not a bus or train but a space vehicle; keys means islands, not devices for starting cars or opening doors. 2017: A number that rather loosely describes the future, both in and out of Florida. NUMBERSFrom page 1 8798 98Daily sport limit of reef fish (sea bass, grouper, snappers, etc.) that can be harvested in saltwater.number of Floridians killed by lightning as of October. Number of manatees killed by boat as of early December, the new annual record (97 were killed in 2009), according to the FWC. Number of times average married couple has sex per year.


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A20 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.QuigleyEye.comNaplesBonita SpringsFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTSNo Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment CODE: FW00complete medical exam with one of our board certi ed eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for FORMERLY EYE HEALTH omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certi ed Eye Surgeon & Cataract Specialist HEALTHY LIVINGHeart attacks more common during holidays THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATIONA study recently published in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, reports the winter holiday season is considered a risk factor for cardiac and non-cardiac death. While researchers dont know exactly why heart attacks are more common around holidays, they note a number of possible reasons, including changes in diet and alcohol consumption during the holidays; stress from family interactions, strained finances, travel and entertaining; respiratory problems from burning wood; and not paying attention to the signs and symptoms of a heart attack. Consider the case of Julie Rickman, a 41-year-old stay-at-home mom. I felt like we were running around, going everywhere, and I just couldnt catch my breath, Ms. Rickman said. I remember, two days before Christmas, we thought I was allergic to my live Christmas tree, and we took it down and got an artificial tree. The day after Christmas, Ms. Rickman got winded while folding laundry. Even though she was pretty sure it was exhaustion, she decided to go to the emergency room anyway. That trip saved her life. Along with two blockages in her heart, doctors also discovered she had suffered a heart attack. I have no idea when the heart attack happened, she said. I was one of those women who attributed feeling bad to the holidays and thinking I was exhausted. The progression of heart disease doesnt happen overnight, so an uptick in cardiac death during the holidays is actually more the acute manifestations of the disease, Dr. Jorge Plutzky, director of preventive cardiology and cardiovascular medicine at Brigham and Womens Hospital in Boston, Mass., and a volunteer with the AHA, explained. Factors like cold weather, stress and dietary indiscretion can contribute to a chain of events leading to more stress on the heart, Dr. Plutzky said, adding, A cardiac event might be triggered because the heart is working harder.Ms. Rickman, now an AHA Go Red For Women volunteer, has since changed her approach to the holidays and to life. She cut out processed foods and limits sugar. She also limits SEE HEART ATTACK, A21 UF study: Discrimination interacts with genetics and affects health THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDAIts no secret that discrimination is stressful for those who experience it, but turns out the issue is more than skin deep these stressors can interact with our genetics to negatively impact our health, a new University of Florida study shows. Researchers developed a novel measure of unfair treatment to study the effects of discrimination on health, particularly with respect to racial disparities in complex diseases, which are illnesses resulting from both genetic and environmental factors. They used the measure to investigate hypertension, which is more prevalent in AfricanAmericans, and found that discrimination interacts with certain genetic variants to alter blood pressure. The researchers also measured vicarious unfair treatment, or experiences of discrimination by close friends and family to the study participant. They were surprised to discover that study participants were more significantly affected by unfair treatment of close family members or friends than when they experienced discrimination firsthand, said Connie Mulligan, a professor with appointments at UFs department of anthropology and the universitys Genetics Institute. Weve been missing a huge factor in explaining racial disparities in disease, said Ms. Mulligan, co-author of the new study, which is online at www. Our finding of an interaction between genetics and environment could explain why its been so hard to identify all the risk factors for complex diseases, particularly those that have racial disparities. You have to look at genetics and environment in the same study if youre investigating complex diseases like hypertension, certain kinds of cancer and psychological disorders. In the first study of its kind, UF researchers combined anthropological analysis of in-depth, ethnographic interviews with 157 African-Americans with measurements of 30,000 genetic variants and measures of genetic ancestry. Ms. Mulligan and her colleagues identified eight significant genetic variants in five genes that were previously associated with cardiovascular disease. When they added sociocultural data, including their novel measure of vicarious unfair treatment, and tested for interactions between genetic variants and unfair treatment, they were able to identify associations with blood pressure and a new class of genes that previously had been associated with psychosocial distress and mood disorders. Study authors suggest genetic variants that predispose some people to depression, anxiety or suicide might also make them more sensitive to the effects of discrimination and lead to higher blood pressure. The role of these genes with blood pressure regulation may only become relevant when dealing with the effects of discrimination and could help explain why its been so difficult to understand racial disparities in disease, Ms. Mulligan said. As for the finding that vicarious discrimination causes greater stress, she said people may feel they have more control over things experienced personally than they have over acts of discrimination happening to people close to them. People may also be reluctant to report personal experiences of discrimination to avoid the stigma, and denial may itself be a coping mechanism, she added. Its also likely that effects of vicarious unfair treatment may be even greater, since the study did not include events that one hears through the news, such as an act of racial violence. She was inspired by the personal history of the studys lead author, Jacklyn Quinlan. A former UF postdoctoral researcher, Ms. Quinlan tackled the project after the loss of her CaribbeanAmerican husband to a heart attack. Ms. Mulligan hopes the new study will broaden the way both the academic and medical fields approach disease. Were quick to say that racial disparities in disease are due to poverty or access to good health care. Or that there might be a genetic basis, she said. Our research suggests its even more complicated.


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I have my list, but its not an ongoing list of unrealistic expectations. Thats good advice, especially because people who have had a heart attack are at increased risk of another. Make sure the holidays dont get in the way of taking your medicines and continuing to be attentive to a healthy diet, Dr. Plutzky said. But even when the holidays are passed, these things continue to be issues all year long because heart disease remains a leading threat to Americas health, he added. The AHA urges heart attack survivors to take medication as directed, complete a cardiac rehabilitation program and keep up with follow-up doctor appointments. For more information about reducing heart attack risk, visit heartattack. HEART ATTACKFrom page 20 GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE Gulfcoast Runners holds the Dave Cranor 5K to benefit Collier County Drug Court Kids starting at 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, at Lowdermilk Park. Big Daves Polar Plunge follows at 9 a.m., where intrepid participants dive into the Gulf of Mexico, sans wetsuits. $20 for race registration; take the plunge for free. For more information, visit The ninth annual WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk takes place Saturday morning, Jan. 21, at Miromar Outlets to benefit Harry Chapin Food Bank. The 2-mile, familyand pet-friendly walk is the organizations biggest fundraiser to help feed children, families, seniors and others through the food banks network of 150 partner agencies. Same-day registration opens at 8:30 a.m. For more information or to register, call 334-7007 or visit www. Baby Basics of Collier County holds its eighth annual Walking Challenge at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at North Collier Regional Park. Participants can walk from 1-6 miles to raise funds to help provide diapers for low-income, working families. For more information, visit www. Humane Society Naples hosts its 11th annual Race for the Paws 5K Walk/ Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Naples Municipal Airport. Early registration is $20 through Dec. 31. To sign up or for more information, call 643-1555 or visit The second annual Boston Red Sox Celebrity Classic to benefit Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida tees off Tuesday, Feb. 21, at The Forest Country Club in south Fort Myers. Registration is $400. For more information, visit The seventh annual Walk for Wishes 5K WalkRun for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida is set for Saturday morning, Feb. 25, at Florida Gulf Coast University. The cer-tified, timed event steps out at 8:30 a.m. and is followed by Family Fun Day activities and food. Registration is $25 for adults, $15 for students and $10 for ages 13 and younger. Sign up as part of a team or as an individual at Event cochairs are Dorothy Blasingim and Tammy Teece of Regions; sponsors include Blue Ocean Press, Family Thrift Center, Feil Inc., FGCU Institute for Entrepreneurship, FGCU Business and Entrepreneurship Club, Its IT, Joey Ds Restaurant, Mutual of Omaha Bank, Once Upon a Child, Regions, Scott Craven, Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee, Shoreline Carpet Supplies and Trusted Choice. This years goal is to raise enough money to grant 23 local wishes. Call 992-9474 for more information. Friends of the National Alliance on Mental IllnessCollier County step out for the 14th annual Walk for NAMI-Collier on Saturday morning, Feb. 25, at Cambier Park. To form a team or for information about sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, email The 11th annual Southwest Florida Komen Race for the Cure takes place Saturday, March 4, at Coconut Point in Estero to raise awareness about and funds to fight breast cancer. For registration details, visit Naples Pathways Coalition hosts its Naples Bike Brunch & Family Festival at 7 a.m. Sunday, March 5, at Lowdermilk Park. Bring your bikes, the kids and the family pets for a day of outdoor fun. $40. For more information or to register, call 777-7718 or visit Naples Botanical Garden hosts The Garden Open benefit golf tournament from noon to 8 p.m. Monday, April 17, at Windstar on Naples Bay. The scramblestyle event includes cocktails, dinner and a live auction. Registration is $300 for golf and dinner, $80 for a dinner guest. For more information or to sign up, email Redlands Christian Migrant Association holds the annual Lipman Golf Classic at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at Naples Heritage Golf Club. Same-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and participation includes breakfast, a post-game buffet and prizes. Registration is $225 and benefits Immokalee migrant farm workers. For more information, call (800) 282-6540 or visit Email items to


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When we hear the word malnutrition, we think of starvation, but you might be surprised to learn that obesity is the most common form of malnutrition in dogs. Its estimated to affect nearly 53 percent of the canine population, according to a May 2014 survey by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention. Thats a lot of extra weight! Why are so many dogs fat? Often, its because owners dont recognize the problem. And veterinarians may hesitate to speak up because its not uncommon for people who are overweight to have pets with the same problem. A 2013 study found that people who were 60 or older and overweight themselves tended to have overweight pets. Carrying too many pounds is a serious problem in pet pups. Obesity, defined as being 20 percent or more over their ideal body weight, puts dogs at higher risk of joint problems, poor mobility, reduced kidney function, poor response to anesthesia and skin and urinary tract infections. Thats not all. A long-term study found that osteoarthritis and chronic diseases in general developed approximately two years later in dogs who remained at or below their normal body weight than in dogs allowed to become overweight. The trim dogs lived an average of two years longer than the fat dogs. There are more benefits, according to Martha Cline, DVM, a veterinary nutritionist who spoke on obesity last month at a San Diego veterinary conference. Dogs who achieved even modest weight loss suffered significantly less lameness. Quality of life gains included increased vitality and reduced emotional disturbance and pain. Dogs who lost weight also had improved renal function. To tell if your dog needs to lose weight, give him a visual exam and the hands-on test. A dogs body should be shaped like an hourglass, not a sausage. As you look down at him, can you see an indentation behind his ribs before the body flares out again? Thats his waist. Then put your hands on his back, thumbs along the spine and fingers splayed out on his sides. As you gently press inward, you should be able to feel his ribs beneath a layer of skin and muscle. If the ribs are buried beneath rolls of fat, its time to talk to your veterinarian about a safe diet and exercise plan. A veterinary exam, including lab work, ensures that your dog doesnt have any underlying health problems that are causing weight gain or that could be worsened by changes in activity levels or type of food. One easy change you can make is to measure your dogs food and feed meals twice a day instead of leaving food out all the time. Even better, put a days supply of dry food inside a puzzle toy so your dog spends the day actively hunting for his meals. Instead of high-calorie treats, offer small bites of chopped carrots, green beans or apples. To add more activity, begin with brief walks. As his stamina improves, gradually increase the distance. Always stop before your dog shows signs of exhaustion, such as panting or reluctance to go further. For dogs who are currently in good shape, the best thing you can do is to make sure they dont become sedentary as they age. Keeping dogs at a healthy weight is a lot easier than trying to take pounds off. Pets of the Week>> Jordan is a handsome and friendly, 3-year-old terrier/ bully mix who loves to play. He knows the basics but needs some teaching to improve his manners. >> Lily is a beautiful 11-year-old calico domestic shorthair who loves to be petted and likes to sit in your lap. >> Mona is a quiet and gentle 4-year-old terrier/bully mix who listens well and wants to please. Mona lost her home through no fault of her own. >> Oakley is a lovable and loving 7-year-old orange tabby domestic shorthair who has a beautiful coat and bright bronze eyes.To adopt or foster a petFor the remainder of December, adoption fees for dogs and cats are name your price (whole dollar amounts only) at Collier County Domestic Animal Services. The fee includes sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and 30 days of pet health insurance. Visit DAS 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday at 7610 Davis Blvd. For more information, call 2527387 or go to Give your dog weekly weigh-ins to keep track of pounds gained or lost.


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B4 BUSINESS WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY A BETTER GAME GUARANTEED 24850 Old 41 Rd #9, Bonita Spings, FL Improve your game by scheduling your club tting 1-844-729-8809 info@truespecgolf.comAfter a few weeks of tweaks, they came up with The Tucker. Its a paddlelike implement with a handle that glides under the mattress like a spatula with one push, neatly tucking in the sheet. The bed maker need not risk a broken nail, or worse, a sprained wrist. Its ultra-easy to use, she said. We have a video online showing how to use it. One is showing a child doing it, putting a neat corner on the sheet. Then it was on to production and distribution. Enter Jennifer Jackson, the couples bookkeeper and assistant. We were able to proceed to where we are today because of Jennifers brilliance on the computer, she said. The inventor insisted on The Tucker being made in the United States. I investigated molding people, and found Prime Molding Technologies in Riviera Beach. The company uses a plastic injection process to create unique products. Its not a huge company its middle sized. We met with Richard Volpe; he had what I needed, said Mrs. Dioguardi, a retired New York talent agent. Then it was on to sales, packaging and shipping. Thats one of the best parts of the story, she said. Jennifer told me about Palm Beach Habilitation Center. They have a thrift shop, and the center, where they employ the handicapped, veterans and the disabled. We met with Gary Strother. He took us through the entire place the packing and shipping areas. These lovely people with beautiful smiles greeted us as they worked. I left with tears in my eyes. I said, Weve got to do this! They must be our factory. It was a win-win on all counts, she said. All these things fall into place. When things work out that I can help somebody else, Im happy. David Lin, the vice president of Palm Beach Habilitation Center, explains they are a training program for people with disabilities. We train them how to package different products for shipping. Workers earn competitive wages based on the industry. Its based on speed and productivity, but the piece rate is based on $10.40 an hour, he said. The center has five or six workers packing up The Tucker; it could change based on orders, however. Mrs. Dioguardis company doesnt need to maintain a warehouse full of inventory because of the two local companies. Once made in the Riviera Beach facility, its delivered to the Habilitation Center for packing and bulk distribution. For small individual sales, theyre still mailed out by hand from her home. Sales right now are through Amazon and on the website. We investigated Amazon, and fished out the information about how to get started. Were now in almost every state including Hawaii, Canada, and we just started with the UK. Everything is taking off like greased lightning, she said, laughing. With Ms. Jacksons help, theyve begun to promote The Tucker to the major hotel groups. Lowes Hotels is interested for its housekeeping staff. Theyve responded positively, she said. The St. Regis in New York, and MGM Grand in Vegas are looking at us, and Reno. Were looking at hospitals and assisted living places. Theyre hoping to soon get into retailers like Bed, Bath & Beyond. Response everywhere has been positive. Weve got a lot of thumbs ups (likes) on Facebook. Im amazed at how its spread. What about taking it to Shark Tank, the TV show where inventors meet investors who can push a product to worldwide instant stardom? I think about Shark Tank. Everybody has asked us, but its much too soon. I dont have a years worth of income to talk about yet, she said. Her financial adviser has an in on the show, but she still isnt ready. Besides, she says, I dont want anything. I just want to open a door. Shed like to give back if she does see a terrific success. She and her 96-year-old husband already are community benefactors. They worked to raise money to help the Maltz Jupiter Theatre when it was sold and converted from Burt Reynolds Dinner Theatre. Along the way, shes helped build it out to its present form. Now she has a new beneficiary in mind, along with the theater. Someday if were ever as big as we want, wed like to help the Palm Beach Habilitation Center. What they do in general is amazing. The Tuckers suggested retail is $29.95 for The Tucker Twins a package of two. Because in every home, theres more than one bed, she reasoned. Theyre getting a kick out of marking and have trademarked the slogan: Just Tuck It! and on the video (you can watch it on YouTube), a shot of a beautiful globe with the words: The world found a better way to make a bed! Theyve sold several thousand but exact figures are proprietary info. She did say, My income hasnt surpassed my investment. Theyre hoping for worldwide sales soon. We have reached almost every state in the union. Just thinking about the population of our country, to reach every household would be a miracle. Were never giving up. Im strong-willed about getting things done. The reason? I dont have much time. When youre this old, you have to move quickly. The Tucker is available through page 1COURTESY IMAGESEven though its ultra-easy to use, there is a how-to video that shows how The Tucker works. Young Professionals of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce meet for breakfast and networking from 8-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at DiRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant in the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Call 992-2943 or visit The Collier County Lodging and Tourism Alliance kicks off the new year with networking from 5:307:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Hawthorne Suites Naples. Call Lisa Carney at 293-5327 or email lisa.cclta@gmail. com. Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Hilton Naples. The meeting is sponsored by the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. Sign up at Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta, will be the guest speaker at the invitation-only investors luncheon hosted by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Flemings Prime Steak House in North Naples. Members of the chambers Chairmans Circle and its Legacy Leaders are among those who will receive invitations. For more information, visit www.napleschamber. org/events. BUSINESS MEETINGS


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But the pharmacy business keeps humming along nicely, with comps rising 3.4 percent during the same time frame. The reason for the stocks recent fall has to do with pharmacy accounts leaving CVS and migrating over to rival Walgreens Boots Alliance. Prime Therapeutics the nations fourth-largest pharmacy benefits manager and Tricare which provides insurance to active-duty and retired military personnel decided to use Walgreens to meet their members prescription needs. Those changes caused CVS to lower its expectations for the coming year. The stock has already fallen 30 percent from its May highs. But you cant ignore what a cash cow this company is. Over the last 12 months, it has generated $9 billion in free cash flow and used only 20 percent of that to pay its dividend, which recently yielded 2.1 percent. With its price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio in the mid-teens, the stock offers a great entry point for retirees looking for a solid business. (The Motley Fool has recommended CVS Health.) I trace my roots back to 1897, when two fellows created a medical device import partnership. Their first sale was reportedly a $2.50 glass syringe. I acquired many companies over the years and began making surgical instruments in the early 1900s. I later developed the all cotton elastic (ACE) bandage. Today, based in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, Im a $35 billion medical technology giant, focused on improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. I bought hospital supply and services specialist CareFusion for about $12 billion last year and employ more than 40,000 people in 50 countries. Who am I? (Answer: Becton, Dickinson and Co.) Big Sales Not EnoughQCan a company be a poor investment even though its revenue is substantial? R.N., Ocala, FloridaIt can. Revenue (or sales) represents only a companys top line. The bottom line, earnings (or profits), is arguably more important, and you reach it only after subtracting expenses such as salaries, supplies and taxes. Its critical to know how much (if anything) the company keeps as profit, and whether important figures, such as revenue and earnings, are increasing.Groupon, for example, has roughly doubled its revenue over the past five years, but most of those years featured net losses, not profits. Meanwhile, Tesla Motors revenue has skyrocketed over the past five years, with net losses in each. Neither company is necessarily a bad long-term investment, but its important to look beyond just revenue and revenue growth. Rapidly growing companies will often invest all available dollars in further growth, resulting in losses in early years. Even ailing companies can be good investments sometimes if they turn themselves around.With all companies, study their financial reports, see if theyre gaining or losing market share, how strong their competitive advantages are, how much faith you have in their management and whether their futures seem promising. Look for red flags such as major legal problems or investigations into accounting. Or just skip them and focus instead on profitable companies. ***QWhy does the stock markets value fluctuate daily? T.W., Erie, Pennsylv aniaAThe stock market is made up of thousands of companies stocks, each of which rises or falls according to what investors expect of them. If, often due to some news, there are more buyers than sellers, a stocks price will likely rise and vice versa. Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to BUSINESS MEETINGS A welcome reception for new members of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, in the boardroom at chamber headquarters, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs. All members who joined in the fourth quarter of 2016 are invited. Call 992-2943 or visit www. Business After Hours for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Wiebel, Hennells & Carufe, 9420 Bonita Beach Road. Call 992-2943 or visit www. Young Professionals of Naples and the Humane Society Naples Pawfessionals join for yoga on the beach with Donation Yoga Naples at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Lowdermilk Park. A donation of $10 will benefit HSN. Sign up at Sandalwood Village at 3511 Vanderbilt Beach Road hosts Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. Sign up at A members-only meeting of the Executive Club of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at The von Liebig Art Center, home of the Naples Art Association. Sign up at www. A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at or visit www. Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. BNI Downtown Naples Networkers meet at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive. Call Jamie Bergen at 572-3720 for more information. Email business meeting announcements to


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Florida: Bonita Springs/Estero, Ca p Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina: Cashiers/Lake Glenville, | 239.26 NAPLES Timeless, 8 BR, 8 Full BA, 2 Powder BA Golf Course, Preserve w/Sunset Skies $9,250,000 MLS 215050309 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKSMARCO ISLAND Water Direct, Open Bay View, No Bridges 4 BR + Den, 3.5 BA $2,499,000 MLS 216066798 Starr Whiting 239.404.1219 MARCO BEACHGLASGOW Full Golf Membership Included Over 6,000 S.F., 4 Bedrooms + Den $2,440,000 MLS 216064912 Patti Fortune & Charles Goff 239.272.8494 TWIN EAGLESNAPLES Private, Gated, Luxury Community Remodeled Kitchen, Open Floor Plan $1,579,000 MLS 216062883 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 HEMINGWAY PLACENAPLES Prestigious Downtown Location, Quiet Street Updated, Single Family Pool Home $1,295,000 MLS 216047112 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 PARK SHORENAPLES 4 BR, 4 BA, 1 Acre, Highly Sought After Commercial Size Pool & Infinity Edge Spa $1,100,000 MLS 216054371 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 FOUR SEASONSAVELLINO ISLES Newly Decorated, Furnished 3 BR, 2.5 BA Condo Amazing Views of Lake & Fairways $599,000 MLS 216060384 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 VINEYARDSNAPLES 3 BR, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage Updated Kitchen & Bathrooms $575,000 MLS 216070338 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 LAKE PARKNAPLES 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, 3-Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $559,000 MLS 216065941 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 BLACK BEAR RIDGENAPLES Quaint, Mid-Century Remodeled Residence Close Proximity to the Gulf of Mexico $499,000 MLS 215053494 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 LAKE PARKNAPLES Lovely 2 BR, 2 BA Renovated Condo Deeded Covered Boat Dock & Lift $299,900 MLS 216066105 Michael May 239.949.0000 MARINA MANORNAPLES Totally Remodeled Pool Home 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Bathrooms $297,000 MLS 216078036 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 NEW LISTING FLAMINGO ESTATESNAPLES Tastefully Decorated Condo w/Lake Views Furnished w/All New Less Than 1 Year Ago $278,000 MLS 216043468 Dodona Roboci, The Roboci Team 239.776.8124 NEW PRICE BELLERIVE AT THE VINEYARDSNAPLES Top Floor Condo, Turnkey Furnished 2 BR, 2 BA, Split Floor Plan $147,000 MLS 216047935 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 WINTERPARKBONITA Best Value in Bonita Lakes Beautiful Wooded View $735,000 MLS 216015753 Joy Gugliuzza, Team LaVita 239.600.0900 BONITA LAKESBONITA Build Your Dream Home Across from the Beach 0.40 Acres, 106' Wide, Deep Water $675,000 MLS 216025443 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 BONITA BEACHLONGLEAF Spectacular Wide South Lake Views All New Kitchen Appliances $565,000 MLS 216069639 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSESTERO Single Family Home w/3 BR + Den, 3 Full BA Great Rm. Floor Plan, Large Inground Spa $549,900 MLS 216060400 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 GRANDEZZAOAKWOOD 1st Floor, 3 BR, 2 BA, End Coach Home 2-Car Side Loading Garage, Landscaped Views $379,000 MLS 216022214 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 BONITA BAYOAKWOOD Spacious End Unit w/Great View 3 BR, 3 BA, 2-Car Garage $330,000 MLS 216029259 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 BONITA BAYRAPALLO 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, 1,612 S.F. Living Area Resort Community, Lagoon Pools, Bocce $325,000 MLS 216077347 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 NEW LISTING COCONUT POINTBONITA Unparalleled Long Lake Views Meticulously Maintained $309,000 MLS 216076756 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING HAWTHORNE


a pe Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, O cala and Sanibel Island Highlands, Sapphire Valley/Lake Toxaway 6 1.9101 NAPLES 1-Story Mansion with 6,900 S.F. Under Air Lakefront Site, Impressive Curb Appeal $2,400,000 MLS 216034504 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 QUAIL WESTNAPLES Lakefront Executive Home & Cabana 6 BR + Den, 5.5 BA, Pool/Spa $2,195,000 MLS 216063632 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 TREVISO BAYNAPLES 2-Story Victorian Charmer w/Refreshed Look Front Porch, Wraparound Balconies $1,685,000 MLS 216066094 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 HEMINGWAY PLACENAPLES Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms $999,000 MLS 216078468 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 PARK SHORENAPLES 2-Story Waterfront Villa 3 Suites, 3.5 Bathrooms $739,000 MLS 216018642 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 GOLDEN SHORESNAPLES Walk to Vanderbilt Beach Totally Renovated, 3 BR, 2 BA w/Pool $695,000 MLS 216075677 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES PARKNAPLES Third Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Turnkey Furnished + Extra Storage $439,000 MLS 216025749 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 MOORINGS WATERFRONTNAPLES 3/4 Acre Waterfront Lot in Gated Community 155 Acres, 28 Homesites, Two 5-Acre Lakes $397,500 MLS 213015237 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES CLUB ESTATESBOAT SLIP #17 One of the Few Live Aboard Slips in Naples 70' x 18.5' Slip 15 Minutes/2 Miles to Gulf $375,000 MLS 215070089 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 OLD NAPLES SEAPORTTHE MOORINGS View of Moorings Bay, Rare Find 1 BR, 1 BA, Beach Across the Street $339,500 MLS 216069716 Deborah Viglas 239.215.2035 YACHT HARBOR MANOROAKBROOK Lake & Golf Course View, Spacious Lanai High Quality & Detailed Harbourside Home $1,499,500 MLS 216014927 Robert Nemec 239.273.2556 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSPELICAN LANDING Turnkey Courtyard Home 3 BR, 3 BA, Shows Like a Model $1,250,000 MLS 216068791 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 VANDERBILT BEACHGINGER POINTE Entirely Upgraded, 2,520 S.F., Move-In Ready 3 BR + Den, 3.5 BA, Lake & Golf Course Views $780,000 MLS 216019285 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 SHADOW WOODGINGER POINTE 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2,665 S.F. Bardmoor Model SW Lanai, Golf Course View, Gas Pool/Spa $779,000 MLS 216052813 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSJASMINE LAKE Turnkey 3 BR + Den, 3 BA Pool & Spa Home Bundled Golf $505,000 MLS 216078234 Betty Pitzer 239.560.2627 NEW LISTING COPPERLEAF AT THE BROOKSALTESSA 1st Floor, 2 BR +Den, 2,040 S.F., 2-Car Turnkey Furnished, Former Model $499,900 MLS 216078200 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW LISTING VASARIBONITA Home with Pool, Spa & Golf Course Views 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, 3-Car Garage $489,000 MLS 216077544 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 NEW LISTING SPANISH WELLSBONITA 3 BR + Den, 3 BA, Pool Home Beautiful Golf Course & Preserve Views $449,000 MLS 216033736 Jim Griffith, Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 MARBELLA AT SPANISH WELLSESTERO Great Location Adult Gated Community 2 BR + Study, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage $299,900 MLS 216032948 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 CASCADESESTERO Immaculately Kept 2 BR + Den, 2 BA Condo Outstanding Lake & Sunset Views $285,000 MLS 216062391 Fred Cuthbertson, Boeglin Team 239.776.9083 RAPALLOESTERO 3 BR, 2 BA, Garage, Recently Upgraded Travertine Flooring Throughout $269,000 MLS 216030675 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 ISLAND CLUB AT CORKSCREWROSEWOOD POINTE GARDEN Tastefully Decorated, 2 BR + Den, 1st Floor Golf, Tennis, Pool, Bocce! $1,000 Yearly $194,500 MLS 216031989 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 BONITA FAIRWAYS

PAGE 34 Huntington Lakes $216,000 2BA, 2BA 2nd oor condo with vaulted ceilings. Glassed-in lanai, year-round comfort & impressive views! Vasari $354,900Turnkey Furnished 3BR, 2BA, 2C garage unit with newer carpeting. Over 2,000 sq. ft. of living space & large Master bedroom. Stonebridge $574,9003BR, 2BA Villa with deck & pool overlooking the golf course. Tile & Harwood ooring throughout. GOLF EQUITY & DELUXE AMENITIES! PRISTINE CONDITION! READY TO MOVE-IN! House Hunting:402 Pine Ave., Vanderbilt BeachThis new construction, seven-bedroom stunner on a canal is within walking distance to Vanderbilt Beach and only a short distance by boat to the Gulf of Mexico. The outdoor entertaining area is complete with kitchen, covered patio, elevated pool and spa with a sun shelf. The kitchen is outfitted with Thermador appliances and has a large island and ample storage. The second-floor family room has a 75-inch Sony television and a morning kitchen. The master suite has a private balcony with an outdoor TV. There are even full baths and two half-baths. Additional details include soaring ceilings, designers fans and custom flooring throughout. Sue Myhelic of Gulf Breeze Real Estate has the listing for $3.99 million. To arrange a showing, call 216-6444. WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017B10 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOS Northeast, South boost November home sales total NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSA surge in the Northeast and a smaller gain in the South pushed existing-home sales up in November for the third consecutive month, according to the National Association of Realtors. Total completed transactions rose 0.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.61 million in November from a downwardly revised 5.57 million in October. Novembers sales pace is the highest since February 2007 (5.79 million) and is 15.4 percent higher than a year ago. The median existing-home price for all housing types in November was $234,900, up 6.8 percent from November 2015. Total housing inventory at the end of November dropped 8 percent to 1.85 million existing homes available for sale, and is now 9.3 percent lower than a year ago (2.04 million). Unsold inventory is at a four-month supply, down from 4.3 months in October. Existing housing supply at the beginning of the year was inadequate and is now even worse heading into 2017, Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said. Rental units are also seeing this shortage, he added, and as a result, both home prices and rents continue to far outstrip incomes in much of the country. In the Northeast, existing-home sales hiked 8 percent in November to an annual rate of 810,000, and are now 15.7 percent above a year ago. The median price in the Northeast was $263,000, which is 3.3 percent above November 2015. In the Midwest, existing-home sales decreased 2.2 percent to an annual rate of 1.33 million, but are still 18.8 percent above a year ago. The median price in the Midwest was $180,300, up 6.5 percent from a year ago. Existing-home sales in the South rose 1.4 percent to an annual rate of 2.22 million, and are now 11.6 percent above November 2015. The median price in the South was $206,900, up 9.2 percent from a year ago. Existing-home sales in the West declined 1.6 percent to an annual rate of 1.25 million in November, but are still 19.0 percent higher than a year ago. The median price in the West was $345,400, up 8.5 percent from November 2015.


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INSIDEARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 Mystique at Pelican Bay | 239.598.9900 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242 The Naples Players present a lineup of winter/spring classes designed for those looking to take their first acting class or fine-tune their craft to land that next big role. Offerings include one-session and multi-week introductory through advanced instruction in acting, directing, improv and audition prep as well as tech classes taught by theater professionals. New workshops include The Hats of My Fair Lady millinery making class, Burlesque & Bordeau and Winter is Coming! Sword Fighting for the Stage. Here are some details: Check hat making off your bucket list through this four-session workshop. Then wouldnt it be lover-ly to see your dazzling creation onstage in The Naples Players spring production of My Fair Lady? Instructor Mark Vanagas will lead classes on Saturday mornings, Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Do you need a little courage to break out the dance moves? TNP has you covered with new one-timeonly classes where you can bring a group of friends or come alone and meet new ones as you learn a fun theater technique or skill while enjoy wine and a fun evening out. Want to impress your significant other with something special this Valentines Day? Sign up for Burlesque & Bordeau (7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11) and learn to shimmy, bump and grind. Grab a group of girlfriends, sip some vino and feel more empowered, Get in on the act with an array of theater classes BY PATRICE SHIELDSSpecial to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOActing coach Diane Davis, center, with students Karen Ezrine and Dolores DiTeresi.SEE ACT, C10 SEE MOVIES, C4 Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in La La Land, one of the years best films. BY DAN HUDAK Florida Weekly Film Critic LOOKING BACK AT THE FILMS OF 2016, THERE were precious few surprises and notably more disappointments. Walking out of The Jungle Book, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Rogue One: A look at a year in films some aces, some stinkers ITS A WRAPPeruvian comfort foodRestaurant reviewer Drew Sterwald finds a lot to like at Ceviche 41. C27 Collectors CornerA silver-plated pitcher holds more than memories. C18 The saga continuesBook critic Phil Jason says over-the-top thriller will win new fans for Vincent Sachar. C2


C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Collier County Providers:Andrew Jaffe M.D., FAAD Kimberly Davidson, M.D., FAADW. G. Eshbaugh, Jr., M.D., FACSCharles Camisa, M.D., FAADRobert Chami, M.D., FACSRobert Tomsick, M.D., FAADStanley Hoffman, M.D., FAADDavid Goodman, M.D., FAADMichael Tucker, M.D., FAADHeather Pontasch, M.D., FAADChristopher Buckley, DO, FAAD, FAOCD, FACMSJoel Waltzer, MD, FAADRobert Eilers, Jr., MD, FAAD Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-CElizabeth McDonough MPAS, PA-CLaura Taylor, MSN, DCNP, FNP-BCRory McDonough, MPAS, PA-CStephanie Simmerman, DNP, ARNP-BCJoseph Santini, PA-CNancy Hahn, ARNP, MSAmitha Omonuwa, PA-CTanya Ames, PA-CTanya Buck, PA-CFaye L. Armstrong, MSN, ANP-BCDERMATOLOGY WITHOUT THE WAIT! Same Week Appointments Available FLORIDA WRITERSEnemies within attempt to provoke U.S. war abroad Nowhere on Earth by Vincent J. Sachar. Divont Pubishers. 334 pages. Trade paperback, $12.25.What if high-ranking elected government officials as well as major security agency personnel were engaged in a plot to undermine official U.S. policy? What if they had a plan to force the U.S. into a war in the Middle East? What would be the chances of such a plot being successful? What would it take to detect and thwart it? Who would it take to lead the charge? The answer to the last question is that it would take a man with many names, one of which is Kent Taylor. A former Navy SEAL LCDR, Taylor is a man with unusual skills and a dark background. The damage he has seen and done has made him a lot of enemies. His simple cover story is that he died many years before this threat was set in motion. He is leading a secluded life with his wife on the island of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands. For his own survival and that of other family members, he has become imprisoned in paradise. Now that all comes to an end. Taylor finds himself teaming up with three FBI retirees to fight the rogue group that sees its interests requiring that the U.S. be manipulated into a foreign war. The skills of Taylor, former FBI Special Agent Bill Gladding and former agents Jonas and Sally Blair combine to lead the battle. Others assist them, just as many other characters play roles as part of the rogue effort. Some readers might find there are just too many characters to sort out. Author Vincent Sachar builds his plot out of seemingly disconnected pieces, jumping from location to location, crisis to crisis, character to character, outlining the major plot by defining the dots that have to be followed and linked. You know, follow the dots. A major dot is Bergam Industries, a large upstate New York company whose legitimate businesses have cloaked illegal doings like money laundering. Now something is going on that involves the secret presence of African visitors. Smuggling perhaps? One employee suffers a mysterious accidental death. Another, suspicious and fearful, brings a computer jump drive to his lawyers office. This lawyer just happens to be the aforementioned Jonas Blair. Then the employee mysteriously disappears. After being threatened by thugs who arrive to retrieve the stolen property, Jonas brings Taylor and the others into the effort to stop the network of rogue officials and operatives. A scene in the Congo, yet another dot on the plot map, reveals an African man in hiding, He is in the service of U.S. interests. But which ones? The legitimate ones or the pretenders? The fact that he is murdered suggests the answer. There too we learn about the important resource that Bergam Industries wishes to control, a resource needed in electronic devices, perhaps armaments or controls. Readers come to understand the motives, plans and abilities of the opposing forces. They also see how Taylors background has complicated matters for the members of his family who consider him dead. Some are in witness protection, including his daughter, Emily, who has been living as Rosemary Chambers. Taylor hopes the time will come when he can reconnect with her without putting her life in jeopardy. The pressure builds from scene to scene, and the red-hot action is governed by several adjustments that need to be made. The rogues are clever, resourceful and merciless. Taylors team is outnumbered, but he is an amazing force in himself and also a thoughtful and charismatic leader. This over-the-top thriller is bound to build the authors audience and satisfy those who are already fans of his work. An attorney with a passion for writing, Mr. Sachar earned his juris doctor from St. Johns Law School in New York. Despite much success in business, he now writes full-time, having left his most recent position as managing director of a global consulting company. He lives in Miramar, between Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Nowhere on Earth continues the saga of the character he introduced in The Nowhere Man and further developed in Nowhere Out. He frequently speaks at book events and author panels. Murder at Pearl Spring is coming soon. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. SACHAR


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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA Star Wars Story, among many others, didnt leave me with the sense of cinematic satisfaction we all crave, but rather the feeling that movies now more than ever are overpromising and underdelivering. Worse, its storytelling thats being sacrificed each of the three titles above were visual spectacles that were inept in terms of narrative, and this seems to be a trend throughout the industry. Its not a coincidence, then, that the best movies of 2016 listed below are in many cases examples of great stories that were strengthened by splendid visual palettes. 10) Hacksaw RidgeSummit Entertainment tried to keep Mel Gibsons name out of its promotional material for this film, and given what the media has relayed regarding his personal history, thats understandable. Theres no denying, however, that Mr. Gibson is one of the finest directors working today, and Hacksaw Ridge was an excellent reminder of that. Its not just the powerful WWII story of the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor that was so engaging, nor the slow-motion action or tremendous performances. Really, it was this: That main character Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) is driven by his religious beliefs, but it never feels like a religious movie. Instead, its about a man who sticks to his virtuous principles and ends up being 100 percent correct in doing so. In limited theaters now; home video availability TBD. 9) The Edge of SeventeenWhip smart, clever and painfully funny (in a good way), its a movie that reminds us how agonizing teenage years can be (and for some of us, how agonizing they were). Writer/director Kelly Fremon Craigs debut feature sports wonderful performances from Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson, and never compromises with teen movie clichs. In limited theaters now; available on home video Feb. 14. 8) Nocturnal Animals My first reaction to director Tom Fords (A Single Man) latest was one of confusion and intrigue. The more I thought about it, however, the more brilliant I found it to be. Art imitates life in a variety of ways, and in doing so it allows for multiple interpretations of its meaning. This is ironically an extraordinarily difficult message for art (such as movies) to convey, and Nocturnal Animals did it perfectly. In theaters now.7) Hunt For The WilderpeopleThis New Zealand import was sadly under-seen upon its release over the summer, and that is unfortunate. The story about an orphan (a delightful Julian Dennison) living with his cranky uncle (Sam Neill) in the New Zealand wilderness couldve been trite in a number of ways, but writer/ director Taika Waititis film is sharp, extremely witty and surprisingly moving. Now available on home video.6) ZootopiaThe best animated film of the year was wildly creative, funny and touching, and you dont have to love animals to appreciate all the treasures it offers. Now available on home video.5) Fences Its a look at the African-American experience in 1950s Pittsburgh, highlighted by a strong ensemble and steady direction from Denzel Washington. Viola Davis and Washington won Tony Awards for playing these characters on Broadway in 2010; its certainly not out of the question for Oscars to be in their near future as well. In theaters now.4) Hell or High Water The what dont you want? restaurant scene is the best single scene of the year, and a reminder that great movies are about compelling characters and the world they inhabit. This film will not make you want to go to West Texas, but it also couldnt have been set anywhere else, and creating such a tremendous sense of location, and the values therein, is a rare accomplishment by director David MacKenzie. Throw in a sure supporting actor Oscar nomination for Jeff Bridges and you have an absolute must-see. Now available on home video.3) O.J.: Made In AmericaIt screened at Sundance last January and opened theatrically in New York, so it is Oscar eligible, though you (hopefully) watched it on ABC/ESPN (dont confuse it with the 10-part FX miniseries). Director Ezra Edelmans five-part, nearly eight-hour documentary exposed not just O.J. Simpsons story, but also his storys place in modern American history, specifically Los Angeles. The results are insightful, infuriating and revelatory, with the cumulative result being a documentary masterpiece. Now available on home video.2) Manchester By The Sea Its the most depressing movie of the year, but also the best acted and perhaps the best written. Casey Affleck seems a shoo-in for the best actor Oscar, and deservedly so. But dont forget about Patrick Hedges and Michelle Williams as well, both of whom shine in supporting roles. Writer/ director Kenneth Lonergan moves the film along at a gradual and steady pace, effectively allowing us to be immersed in the characters lives. Its profoundly poignant and expertly made. Now in theaters.1) La La Land Sometimes movies are pure magic that make you smile, and this is one of those times. No film this year made me feel better, more energized or alive. Its an homage to classic Hollywood musicals, a beautiful love story, and an altogether unforgettable experience thats an absolute pleasure to look at and listen to. When its over you may cry because there are sad moments, but really theyll be tears of joy at the marvel you just embraced. Expect multiple Oscar nominations and wins for this new classic. Now in theaters. Honorable mention: Of the major comic book releases this year, Captain America: Civil War told the best story, Doctor Strange had the best visual effects, and Deadpool was by far the most fun; Weiner, Life, Animated and De Palma were strong documentaries that are absolutely worth a look; Kubo and the Two Strings is the best animated film in years that was not made by Disney Animation or Pixar; Captain Fantastic delighted in its subversiveness, themes and performances; Lights Out was the best horror movie of 2016; Moonlight did many things right, and will likely receive many Oscar nominations, but has a weak third act and is not an overall great movie; and How To Be Single shared the important message that being single is a terrific opportunity to find oneself before entering a relationship.Worst of 2016In a year of disappointments, letdowns and total flops (Inferno), a select few movies emerged as notably more terrible than the rest. Here are the movies I reviled the most, in no particular order until the end, because it makes sense to save the worst for last. Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice was certainly one of the biggest movies of the year in terms of scale, and given that its such a clutter ed mess, its just as big a disappointment. The title promises a showdown between the two comic book icons, and their fight finishes with the realization that their mothers have the same first name, which makes them BFFs forever. I wish I were kidding. Add to this a poorly structured story and you have yet another reminder that Warner Bros. cant get the DC Comics canon right (Suicide Squad was another example of this) while Disneys Marvel movies dont miss. Joel Coen and Ethan Coen are Oscar winners (No Country For Old Men) and have made some great movies (Fargo). However, Hail, Caesar! is probably the worst film theyve made: The story is scattered, and the homages to old Hollywood play like disconnected sketches rather than as part of a greater whole. George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson and everyone else involved have been much better before, and will be better again. But the stain of Hail, Caesar! will never fully leave them. Central Intelligence is an ironic title for a movie this colossally stupid, poorly acted and embarrassingly scripted. Who in their right mind casts Dwayne Johnson as the wacky guy opposite a straight-edged Kevin Hart? After 20 years, is Independence Day: Resurgence really the best they could do in a sequel? Will Smiths career has already stagnated imagine the vitriol if he signed up for this mistake of a movie as well. Thankfully for him he avoided it. Sadly, no one else involved in this disaster of a disaster pic can claim the same. Speaking of dreadful sequels, Bad Santa 2 is another one that bastardizes our fond memories of its original with unfunny jokes and a half-hearted story. The first movie was hilariously offensive and inappropriate this one is just offensive and inappropriate. Perhaps the only thing worse than high-minded platitudes is pretentious high-minded platitudes, and WienerDog had them in spades. Feel free to flick off the screen when its over I guarantee youll want to. X-Men: Apocalypse is everything you dont want a big-budget blockbuster to be: terrible and boring. As in: It has a terrible, boring villain, a terrible, boring story, terribly murky visual effects and a bored cast. Ben-Hur has now been made three times for the big screen, and this version is by far the worst. Its barely watchable, as a $26 million box office gross (on a $100 million budget) reflects. Morgan director Luke Scott is the son of Ridley Scott. It seems the apple does fall far from the tree. Deepwater Horizon somehow, someway, found a way to include every clich a movie like this could possibly have, and probably invented a few new ones along the way. The survivors, and those who perished in the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oilrig explosion on which the movie is based, deserve better. And finally, the worst movie of 2016: Keeping Up With The Joneses. It wasnt just bad, it was a full-out abomination that was offensive to women. Consider: The equivalent of Zach Galifianakis and Jon Hamm having bro time by drinking snake wine is Isla Fisher and Gal Gadot trying on lingerie and doing kegel exercises. Come on. Add in an inept story, facile characters and bland visual effects and you wont just want your money back, youll also be left yearning for the part of your soul that it crushes with its awfulness. MOVIESFrom page 1


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 A&E C5 Call 239.649.2275 for Reservations 550 Port-O-Call Way, Naples, FL 34102O ering Daily Public CruisesSeabreeze Lunch, Dinner, Hors doeuvres A ernoon and Sunset SightseeingThe Best Events Are on the Water Boat and jet ski rentals also available at the marina! Tuesday, January 3Best of the 50s, 60s, 70s with Joe MarinoTuesday, January 10Live Tropical Steel Pan with J Robert Anniversary Broadway Palm presents Phantom BY TOM HALLFlorida Weekly CorrespondentThe Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre presents Yeston and Kopits Phantom through Feb. 11. Directed by Brian Enzman and choreographed by Amy Marie McCleary, Phantom stars Troy Bruchwalski as the Phantom and newcomer Maxwell Porterfield as Christine. The musical has an interesting pedigree. At the time they decided to adapt Gaston Lerouxs timeless love story into a musical, Maury Yeston and Arthur Kopit were unaware that Andrew Lloyd Webber was doing the same. In fact, the duo was putting the finishing touches on Phantom and making plans to take their project to Broadway when Variety magazine announced that Lloyd Webber was about to open The Phantom of the Opera in London. Although the two versions were different, Yeston and Kopits backers had no desire to compete with the man who had taken Cats to Broadway. The backers pulled their financial support. But quality work has a way of finding its way to the stage, and many believe that Yeston and Kopits Phantom is more passionate, emotional and enchanting than Webbers musical. More like an operetta, it to a greater extent accurately pays homage to the time (the 1890s) and place (Paris) in which the story is set. Since it was first brought to the stage at Houstons Theatre Under the Stars in January 1991, Phantom has been produced worldwide more than 1,000 times, developing its own loyal following in the process. Like the 1910 novel, the musical tells the heartbreaking story of a disfigured musical genius by the name of Erik and his muse, a beautiful ingnue named Christine Daae. Their musical affair unfolds deep in the catacombs of the Paris Opera House, where the Phantom finds salvation in Christines breathtaking voice. He plots to make her the star of the opera in place of the new owners wife, Carlotta, whose voice the Phantom finds more grating than great. Mr. Bruchwalski just appeared in Irving Berlins White Christmas, where he plays the role of showman Bob Wallace, at the Broadway Palm. He holds a bachelor of music in opera from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Other credits include Father in Ragtime, King Arthur/ Sir Lionel in Camelot, Freddy-Eynsford Hill in My Fair Lady, Javert in Les Miserables, Shrek in Shrek: the Musical and Gaston in Beauty and the Beast. Ms. Porterfield, a classically trained soprano, has appeared on stages throughout the United States. Highlights from the more than 20 roles in her repertoire include Blonde in The Abduction from the Seraglio, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Pamina in The Magic Flute, Despina in Cosi fan tutte, Fr asquita in Carmen and Julie Jordan in Carousel. See more from Tom Hall about local arts and theater at his website, PHOTOThe Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre production of Phantom stars Troy Bruchwalski as the Phantom and newcomer Maxwell Porterfield as Christine. Phantom>> Where: The Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, Fort Myers >> When: Through Feb. 11 >> Tickets: $40-$65 >> Info: 278-4422 or 4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naples Not responsible for typographical errors or changes in entertainment schedule. HAPPY HOUR11 A.M. TO 9:30 P.M. DAILYCheck Out Our Happy Hour Menu!LIVE ENTERTAINMENTSUNTHU 6 TO 9 P.M. FRISAT 6:30 TO 9:30 P.M.12/29: El Gato Solea 12/30: Manhattan Connection 12/31: The Consecutones 1/2: Bill Colletti 1/3: Classics II 1/4: Steve Fenttiman & James ClemensThe Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England!


THEATERPhantom By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through Feb. 11. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. House of Blue Leaves By Florida Repertory Theatre Jan. 6-25 (previews Jan. 3-5) in the historic Arcade Theatre. 2269 Bay St., Fort Myers. 3324488 or Second Time Around By The Marco Players Jan. 4-22 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 6427270 or Do This By Gulfshore Playhouse Jan. 7-29 at The Norris Center. (844) 811-4111 or Bell, Book & Candle By The Naples Players Jan. 11-Feb. 5 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or M! By TheatreZone Jan.12-22 at G&L Theater. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or Time Jewish Congregation of Marco Island hosts mahjong from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 991 Winterberry Drive. 3897872 or FRIDAY12.30Like it Loud Drummer Butch Trucks, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, performs with his new Freight Train Band at 8 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $40-$50. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Slow Flow Head to Seagate Beach for a 5 p.m. all-levels yoga session with instructor Caryn Gallagher. Free, but donations appreciated. (312) 505-9642 or with a Bang The city of Naples stages the annual New Years Eve fireworks show offshore from the Naples Pier starting at 7:30 p.m. 213-7120 or on the Glitz Blue Martini in Mercato hosts a night of Hollywood Glitz & Glamour with live entertainment and passed hors doeuvres starting at 8 p.m. General admission is $75; tables available from $400-$700. 591-2583 or Year Laugh-In Off the Hook Comedy Club presents Owen Benjamin at 9 p.m. The evening includes hors doeuvres and a four-course dinner, followed by dancing, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. $110-$130 per person; $650 for a VIP suite for five guests. 2600 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 3896901 or Wheres Gatsby? Burn by Rocky Patel hosts a Roaring Twenties New Years celebration with a live deejay starting at 8 p.m. and going on until 4 a.m. New Years Day. $75 per person; $330-$2,000 for table reservations with bottles of Veuve Clicquot included. 6539013 or in Style Ring in the New Year at ArtisNaples with a Viennesethemed concert at 9 p.m. followed by a reception in Hayes Hall with a buffet, dancing and a champagne toast. 5971900 or Bash Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center hosts New Years Eve Party Palooza 2016 starting at 8 p.m. with performances by multi-platinum recording artist and producer Jean Beauvoir, 10,000 Views, Havy Rodriguez & Miami Splash and Glam Bam Burlesque with a midnight ball drop and champagne toast. $40-$175. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389-6901 or SUNDAY1.1Take the Plunge Gulfcoast Runners hosts the Dave Cranor 5K and Polar Plunge at 7:30 a.m. at Lowdermilk Park. Run is free; plunge is $20 to benefit Collier County Drug Court Kids. www. An array of enviable classic, exotic and custom cars pulls into Miromar Outlets to be admired from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 948-3766 or Films for Film Lovers The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents Changing Times (France, 2004) at 7 p.m. Traveling from France to Tangiers, a man looks to reunite with his former love, though their romance ended some 30 years earlier. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or TUESDAY1.3Tickling the Ivories Concert pianist Richard Dowling performs pieces by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Chopin at 8 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or WEDNESDAY1.4Art ALIVE Galleries and studios throughout the Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge and west of Airport-Pulling roads welcome visitors from 5-8 p.m. 597-2110 or All That Jazz Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor performs at 6 and 8:30 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or COMING UPBook Talk The Collier County Jewish Book Festival hosts a luncheon with Jessie Itzler (Living with a SEAL) from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Hilton Naples. $36. 263-4205 or www. Songwriter Expo Friends of Lovers Key showcases the talents of local singer/ songwriters Alan Bradford, Dave Clayton and Bill Veach from 3:45 p.m. to sunset Thursday, Jan. 5, in the gazebo at Lovers Key State Park. Free with park entry fee. 463-4588 or Art Reception Naples Depot Museum hosts an opening reception for Weve Come A Long Way, an exhibition of works by members of the Southwest Florida Pastel Society, from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5. Show runs through Feb. 28. Free. 252-8476 or www. Open Season Thomas Riley Studio hosts a season launch party with a talk and demonstration by car designer Colin Phipps from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at Silverspot Cinema in Mercato. $10, with proceeds benefitting the United Arts Council of Collier County. 5292633 or Masterworks Pianist Hlne Grimaud joins the Naples Philharmonic in a program of works by Brahms, Mendelssohn and Schuman at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Jan. 5-6, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Calm in the Swamp Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a meditation session from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. $20 plus admission. 348-9151 or www. Artistic Weekend Naples Art Association hosts the 21st annual Naples New Years Art Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7-8, at Cambier Park. 262-6517 or Science Lecture Friends of Barefoot Beach hosts a free lecture titled Understanding Einstein at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at Barefoot Beach Preserve. Art in Estero The Estero Fine Art Show takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7-8, at the Miromar Design Center. 948-3766 or Spoof-tastic Forbidden Broadway presents a spoof on todays biggest musicals at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www. Bluegrass Concert Joe Mullins and The Radio Ramblers perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $30-$35. 2408 Linwood Ave. Soul Provider Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Michael Bolton performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Art on Marco Artists and artisans sell their wares from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Meet the Composer Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a multimedia presentation about composer Maurice Ravel from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8. $22. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or Keep the Beat CAPA presents Svet Stoyanov and Friends at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $30. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or Film The Jewish Federation of Collier County screens How A Small Nation Makes A Difference at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Beth Tikvah. A film examines how Israelis turned a desert into a flourishing society. Gabriel Baredes, a representative of the Consulate General of Israel, will attend. $10 before Jan. 3, $15 at the door. 1459 Pine Ridge Road. 2634205 or Italian Film Italian Cultural Society screens Ill Rosso e Il Blu (Italy, 2012) at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at The Norris Center. $5. 755 Eighth Ave. S. www. Chamber Concert Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform selections by Schumann and C. Schumann at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, and Sunday, Jan. 15. 597-1900 or Bobtail Naples Preserve presents a lecture about bobcats at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10. Free. 1690 Tamiami Trail E. 261-4290. Opera Night Gulfshore Opera performs selected scenes from La Traviata, Tales of Hoffman and more at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs and at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan 11, at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. 529-3529 or Diva Day Four Broadway performers sing selections from Les Misrable, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera and more Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 10-14, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Book Talk The Collier County Jewish Book Festival hosts a discussion with Alyson Richman (The Velvet Hours) and Ronald H. Balson (Karolinas Twins) at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Temple Shalom. 4630 Pine Ridge Road. 263-4205 or C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Presented by The Marco Players Jan. 4-22, The Second Time Around explores how adult children deal with their widowed parents new romance. Tyler Miller and Carol Musgrave, seated, star in the cast that also includes Diane Back, Mo Rahman, Carl Back, Todd Irby and Kelsey Browne. $28-$30. 1089 North Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or See story on page C3.


Butch Trucks, legendary drummer and founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, performs with his new Freight Train Band at 8 p.m. Friday at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $40-$50. 12.30 Butch Trucks l e g endar y NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOMore Book Talk Christopher P. Dumm, author of Exiled in America, talks about how residential motels have become places of last resort for vulnerable Americans at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples. Refreshments served starting at 6:30 p.m. 6340 Napa Woods Way. 417-3152 or Moonlight Paddle Collier-Seminole State Park hosts nighttime canoe trips from 8:30-10:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 10-11. $35, reservations required. 20200 Tamiami Trail E. 3943397 or Art Talk Clyde Butcher shares his experiences and images from more than 50 years of taking photographs across North America from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $20 for Friends of Rookery Bay members, $25 for others. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Two Pianos Pianists Tao Lin and Catherine Lan perform with cellist David Requiro and violinist Ayano Ninomiya at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$59. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or Fest Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts its 13th annual Southwest Florida Nature Festival with guided field trips, buggy rides, boat tours, lectures, educational exhibits and more Friday through Sunday, Jan 13-15. $5 admission, field trips are $15-$135 and require separate registration. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or It Takes Two Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents a tango show with Pablo Repun in the spotlight at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. $32-$45. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Art in Bonita The Bonita Springs National Art Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14-15, at Riverside Park. Free admission, but a $5 donation at the gate appreciated. 10451 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or Art in the Glades Artists and crafters set up booths from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at McLeod Park in Everglades City. 695-2905 or Meet the Artist Nature photographer Donna Murphy greets guests from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and talks about her exhibit featuring photos of tree bark. Free with regular admission. 348-9151 or Beadwork Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum hosts an opening reception for the exhibit Rekindled: Contemporary Southeastern Beadwork from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14. (877) 902-1113 or www. Now & Forever Air Supply performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $75-$159. (800) 218-0007 or Swingin Trumpter Dan Miller and the Lew Del Gatto Quintet perform the music of Harold Arlen at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Car Show Drug Free Collier displays classic, exotic and muscle cars from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 14, at Greater Naples YMCA. Free. 5450 YMCA Road. 302-6717 or Bid farewell to 2016 with bang when the years biggest and best fireworks show starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the skies over the Naples Pier. 12.31 Multi-platinum rocker Jean Beauvoir headlines Party Palooza 2016 starting at 8 p.m. New Years Eve at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs. m m 12.31 1.1 Get your motor running when custom and exotic cars take over the parking lot at Miromar Outlets for a show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Award-winning blues guitarists Tab Benoit, pictured, and Damon Fowler take the stage at The Naples Grande Beach Resort from 8-11:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. $35 at 1.19 1.3 #BOOK IT Concert pianist Richard Dowling performs a program of works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Chopin at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs.


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Flashbacks of her giving a tour of the White House in 1961 are intercut with her actions immediately following the assassination, including what it was like at the hospital, on Air Force One coming home and telling her children their father is dead. With the interviewer sympathetic and accommodating of her desires, Jackie reveals enough trauma to get him to trust her (I tried to hold his head together, she says) and then skillfully frames her husbands Camelot legacy. A cynic might say coercing the journalist was a brilliant piece of manipulation, whereas an optimist (or sentimentalist?) will believe this was born out of the grieving emotion of a heartbroken widow. As seen in Jackie, the most difficult task Jackie Kennedy took on prior to this was renovating the White House. Now her world is upside down, and in spite of her searing heartbreak shes still exposed to the public eye and political maneuvering (clearly, not everyone has her best interests at heart). 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FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 C19 ALL ABOUT CLOSETSWe Create Function and Storage with Style. Innovative Design. Impeccable Craftsmanship. Flawless Service. Call for a Free Professional Design Consultation! Pam Katosic Email: pkatosic@allaboutclosets.com239.303.5829 WWW.ALLABOUTCLOSETS.COM All About Closets is all about innovative design, impeccable craftsmanship and awless service. Our installations reect your dreams and your personality, while dramatically enhancing your home. Let me nd the perfect solution for you. 829 Airport Road North Naples, FL 34104 6 6 Best Place To Put You On The Water.In business for over 25 years, were committed to selling only the highest quality products, like Grady-White boats, and backing them with world-class customer service. 239.434.6533Music, Fireworks, Snow & More for New Years Eve COLLECTORS CORNERBought: Gannons Antiques & Art, 6521 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers; 4892211 or Cost: $45 The skinny: The price tag indicated that this pitcher was 90 years old, but it didnt have any of the streamlined Art Deco styling that would have been part of something made in the 1920s. A quick at the hallmark determined it was made by James W. Tufts of Boston, a company that closed in 1915. A more likely date for the piece is sometime around the 1880s or s. Its silver over copper and has the right amount of patina (those find marks from years of use) to give it a warm glow. But its the shell motif that makes it stand out for me. The design is vividly detailed. Its beautiful and its timeless just like the ocean. THE FIND:Silver-plated Victorian pitcher made by James W. Tufts of BostonSCOTT SIMMONS/ FLORIDA WEEKLYThis water pitcher by James W. Tufts of Boston was made in the 1880s or s. Silver-plated goods became affordable for the masses around the time of the Industrial Age. Pieces such as this would have appealed to middleclass buyers wanting the glow of silver in their homes.


C20 WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY I Do... Hilton Naples(239) 659-3108 | 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida, 34103 IS YOUR PREFERRED DATE AVAILABLE?Celebrate your special day at the Hilton Naples. Our elegant, upscale hotel o ers all-inclusive packages from 10 to 300 guests. Whether you envision an intimate ceremony on the beach with close friends and family, or a lavish reception, let our wedding professionals make your wedding dreams come true. Contact us today for venue availability. New packages including Chiavari chairs now available! SHANNON QUINN Special Events 659-3108 New Exhibit NOW OPEN! N N N N e e e w w w w E E x x x x h h h h i i i b b b b i i i i t t N N N O O O O W W W W O O O P P E E E N N N ! N N N O O O O W W W W O O O O P P E E N N N ! WWW.NAPLESZOO.ORG SUNNY DAYS,CLOUDEd LEOPARDSSUNNY DAYS,CLOUDEd LEOPARDS 968 Second Avenue North ~ Naples, FL ~ 239.434.7115 HOURS: Mon-Sat: 9:30 am-4:30 pm ~ DONATIONS accepted Mon-Sat:10 am-4 pm owned & operated by The Shelter for Abused Women & Children d & d WITHNEW SALES EVERY DAY! naplesclubsushi.com239.261.43322555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 Located in the Gulf Coast Inn 6 6 CELEBRITY EXTRAMajor Crimes to return for fifth season BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: I love Scott Foley on Scandal and am so happy that its almost back for its sixth season. What else is Scott up to? Lee F., Youngstown, OhioA: Investigation Discovery just announced that it has greenlighted the script for the true-crime movie Final Vision, which will star Scott and Dave Annable (from Brothers and Sisters). Final Vision tells the story of Jeffrey MacDonald (played by Scott), a handsome, Ivy League-educated Green Beret Army doctor who was convicted of murdering his pregnant wife and two young daughters in the middle of the night.One of the most horrifying murder cases of its time, Final Vision is told through the eyes of bestselling author Joe McGinniss (played by Dave), who was approached by Mr. MacDonald and asked to write a book about his personal nightmare as he was about to go to trial. Beginning as a story about an innocent man being railroaded by a flawed legal system, the movie takes viewers through a twisted psychological thriller that exposes a far more sinister man behind the hero Mr. MacDonald portrays. Q: Ive been diligently watching Major Crimes for years, but suddenly its not on anymore. Can you tell me whats going on, and please dont say it has been canceled. Oliver T., via emailA: Dont worry, Oliver. The police/ crime procedural has been on winter hiatus. Mary McDonnell and company return for the final eight episodes of its fifth season beginning Feb. 22 at 9 p.m. Also returning to the fold are G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan, Raymond Cruz, Phillip P. Keene, Kearran Giovanni, Jonathan Del Arco, Camryn Manheim, Jon Tenney and Graham Patrick Martin. This winter, the squad moves to fill the vacant post of assistant chief that Fritz Howard has been occupying on a temporary basis. Sanchez tries once again to become a father; Flynn and Sharon move nearer to matrimony; Provenza considers retirement; Rusty interns for DDA Hobbs as he looks toward attending law school; Buzz attempts to help out the family of the man who murdered his father; Sykes confronts an old foe in Mark Hickman; Lt. Mike Tao is instrumental in solving a case dealing with plastic explosives; and Dr. Morales joins the squad for the entire investigation of a personal mystery. Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, 628 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803; or email her at SJODIN FOLEY


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 C21 FREE ADMISSION LAWN CHAIRS WELCOMEOn the lawn across from MASA and Silverspot Cinema Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41239.254.1080 Complimentary Valet Parking! AZN Azian Cuizine | BRAVO! | The Capital Grille GiGis Childrens Boutique | Mark Loren Designs MASA | McCormick & Schmicks | The Pub | Signatures Silverspot Cinema | The Wine Cellar of Naples The Wine Loft | Zen Aveda Salonfor all customers from 11:30am to 4pm at the Blue Martini and BRAVO! stands. Also complimentary valet after 4pm with validation from:Valet fee is $11 without validation. Participating merchants, rates and hours subject to change. THIS WEEK ON WGCUTVTHURSDAY, DEC. 29, 9 P.M. Doc Martin, Season 2 Always on My Mind An irate husband accuses Dr. Ellingham of killing his wife when he comes to their house to treat her. FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 9 P.M. Joshua Bell: Seasons of Cuba World-famous violinist Joshua Bell leads a Live from Lincoln Center event with musicians from America and Cuba, building a bridge between cultures and artistry. SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 8 P.M. Live from Lincoln Center New York Philharmonic New Years Eve Ring in the new year with a night of American classics, including beloved works by Rodgers & Hammerstein, featuring Joyce DiDonato with the New York Philharmonic. SUNDAY, JAN. 1, 9 P.M. Sherlock, Season 4 The Six Thatchers The mercurial Sherlock Holmes is back on British, as Doctor Watson and his wife, Amanda, prepare for their biggest challenge yet: becoming parents. MONDAY, JAN. 2, 8 P.M. Antiques Roadshow Fort Worth 1 The popular trash-or-treasure series begins a stand in Fort Worth, Texas. TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 10 P.M. Frontline: President Trump Examine the key moments that shaped President-elect Donald Trump. Interviews with advisors, business associates and biographers reveal how Mr. Trump has transformed himself from real estate developer to entertainer to president. WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 10 P.M. Secrets of the Dead Vampire Legends Follow scientists as they uncover unusual burials dating back to medieval England, pointing to a belief that the dead could rise from their graves. Predating Eastern European legend, these discoveries force a re-examination of modern vampire lore. PHIL KNOTT / COURTESY PHOTO Joshua Bell: Seasons of Cuba, Dec. 30 Frontline: President Trump, Jan. 3


C22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239 435 1166 1177 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAMPIELLO.DAMICO.COM239 213 3357 494 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAFELURCAT.COM239. 598 0887 MERCATO, NAPLES 9123 STRADA PLACE MASA-RESTAURANT.COM 239 659 0007 1205 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA DAMICOSCONTINENTAL.COMEarly Dining Menu2 Courses $28.95 5-6pmRegional MenuOur Regional menu changes monthly. Come in and enjoy a taste of Italy!HAPPY HOURSunday-Thursday: 3pm-6pm Friday & Saturday: 3pm-6pm & 11pm-CloseSUNDAY DATE NIGHT3-Course Dinner $50 per coupleEARLY DININGDaily 5-6 PM 2-Courses $22.95Happy HourDaily 4-6pm & 10pm-close $5 Wine, Beer, AppetizersEarly DiningDaily 5-6pm 3 Courses $26.95BrunchSaturday & Sunday 11am-2pm Family Style $24.95Ave n ue on th5 All bottle beer, select wines & select margaritas $6 Food Menu DAILY 5-6 PMEarl Dnin Men2-Courses $29.95FeaturinSTEAK&LOBSTERDAILYLi MusibLINK MONTANA Tuesday-Saturday nights RICK HOWARD TRIO Sunday days and Monday nights Favorite Day Spa This Holidays Perfect Gift for the Special Ones in your life who need to relax! VICKI BAKER / FLORIDA WEEKLY Like us on to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ SOCIETYThomas Riley Studio unveils Youth Haven Art House 1. Lisa Lovetto 2. Erin Brahms, Jessica Santella, Ronald Santella and Giselle Caleja 3. Austin Trenholm and Laura Trenholm 4. Debra Mahr, Angela Navarro and Ana Mejia Trenholm 5. Eileen Foster and Don Foster 6. Nicole Perry and Derek Perry 3 2 4 1 6 5


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 Bayfront Phenix Salon Suites | 412 Bayfront Place Suite 123, Naples, FL 34102 | 239-777-6435 $10UNIT BOTOX $400 ALL FILLERSHoliday Special Gift Certificates Available!Great Gift For The Holidays & Special OccasionsSUE HUFF / COURTESY PHOTOS Like us on to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ SOCIETYThe sixth annual Tea at The Ritz-Carlton for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida 1. Amy Kodak and Eliza Kodak 2. Michele Garlough, Cindy Stegemann and Kimberly Darr 3. Tucker and Piper Payne 4. Diane Pisani, Madonna Crame and Theresa Ulrich 5. Sunny Kocour, Ramona Knight and Brenda Brown 6. Isabella Lam, Dr. Kevin Lam and Batya Maman 7. Abigail Lambert, Dr. Rebecca Lambert, Dylan Sanders and Brent Sonne 8. A Make-A-Wish family: Dan Tess, Kristy Tess, Trevor Tess and Brady Tess 9. Jackie Nelson and River Nelson 10. Donna Daubmann and Brookie Daubmann 11. Alexa Neebling and Nicole Neebling 1 2 4 6 9 7 8 3 5 10 11


C24 WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes.MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm 1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples True Neapolitan Pizza and Authentic Italian Food on More Purchase!One per table. Not to be used on lunch specials or happy hour or other offers. Expires 1/31/17. BOB GERMAIN& RESTAURANT LEGENDCLOYD PATEHAVE TEAMED UP TO BRING YOU AN ALL-NEW DINING EXPERIENCE. 403 Bayfront Place(the former Stoneys Steakhouse)239.435.9353 OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEKSUN-THURS 4:30PM-10:00PM FRI-SAT 4:30PM-11:00PMHAPPY HOUR 7 DAYS A WEEK 4:30PM 6:00PMHALF PRICED WELL DRINKS & WINE 5 FOR $5 MENU Now Open! c o m WERE OPEN NEW YEARS EVE NEW YEARS DAY Lunch at the Bar 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.$12.95 Includes a Glass of House Red or White WineHappy Hour at the Bar 3-6 p.m.Half Price Cocktails, Beer & Wine by the GlassSunset Menu 5-6 p.m.$29.95 Appetizer, Entree & Dessert 1186 Third Street South, Naples For Reservations, Please Call 239.263.19551290 Third Street South, Naples BarbatellaNaples.comSomething New. Something Classic. RESERVE SOON! 10 p.m. RESERVE SOON! CUISINE NEWS Creekside Corners, Barron Collier Companies new retail plaza on the corner of Immokalee Road and Goodlette-Frank Road, hosts a grand opening celebration with several of its restaurants and eateries from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7. BurgerFi, Komoon Sushi & Ceviche, Public House and more will participate in the center-wide party with live music by The Ben Allen Band and The Good Bad Kids plus beer and giveaways. Bone Hook Brewing Co. celebrates from noon to 1 a.m. with special beer releases and music by Grateful Jed from 7-10 p.m. The new retail center is 100 percent occupied with a variety of businesses from a salon to sandwich shop and burgers to brewery, according to Cee Cee Marinelli, director of commercial leasing for Barron Collier Companies. Creekside Corners is at 1514 Immokalee Road across from the NCH North Campus. For more information, visit www. Caf & Bar Lurcat has changed its prix-fixe Sunday brunch menu to a la carte, and the offerings now include dishes such as shrimp and aged cheddar grits, golden potato and smoked brisket hash with pickled peppers and a poached egg, a grilled chicken BLT with buttermilkblue cheese dressing and a build-you-own Bloody Mary Bar. 494 Fifth Ave. S. 213-3357 or Chez Boet hosts a New Years Eve prix-fixe dinner from 5-11 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, with a view of the 7:30 p.m. Naples Pier fireworks. Menu items include pan-seared foie gras canard with lingonberry coulis, beef Wellington topped with foie-gras and mushroom and topped with Cognac-green peppercorn sauce and Poire Belle Hellen, vanilla bean poached pears served with vanilla ice cream, dark chocolate ganache, Chantilly cream and toasted almonds. The evening includes live jazz music and party favors. $90 for seatings between 5-6 p.m. (no entertainment or party favors), $118 for others. 755 12th Ave. S. 643-6177 or Bar Tulia celebrates New Years Eve with two specialty cocktails: the Bruto Spritz (St. George Bruto Americano, Masuret prosecco, a sprig of rosemary and an orange twist) and Cup o Kindness (cranberry-infused apple cider and Masuret prosecco.) A special menu will also be available. 213-2073 or Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at PHOTOBone Hook Brewing Co. founders Jason Vogel, John English and David Genson celebrate their brewerys grand opening on Saturday, Jan. 7.


FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 C25 GET AWAY FOR ONLY... ROUND TRIP!* *MINIMUM 8 DAY ADVANCE PURCHASE, NON-REFUNDABLE FARE. CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER OFFERS. WEEKEND FEE APPLIES TO ANY TRAVEL FRIDAY THRU SUNDAY. EXPIRES JANUARY 31, 2017. ONLINE PURCHASES. Y . R T M M HO THER ER E ER R R R ER ER E O O OFF O E ERS ERS ERS ERS ERS ERS BINE DWI TH W W W W W E EEK EEK EEK EE EKE KE NDF EE EA PPLI EST OAN Y $ 125 New Years Eve Dinner PartyJoin us in Celebration of our Silver Year of Culinary Excellence Celebrating 25 Years 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 LUNCH/MONSAT 11:30 to to to 11 Watch the Ball Drop with Balloon Drop at Midnight $100 Per PersonIncludes: (Sushi Not Included in Dinner Party Special) MAKE RESERVATIONS NOW! COLLEGE BOWL WEEK Specials available through Jan. 2, 2017 S S S p p p p e e e c c i i i a a a l l s s s Specials $ $ 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 DO DO O O M ME ME E ST ST S S IC IC IC IC B B BU U U CK K K C E E ET T S S S Plus $ $ $ $ $ 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 99 99 99 99 99 9 9 ONLY CHICKEN BASKETHand Breaded Popcorn Chicken Basket Served with Fries and ColeslawWith the purchase of a beverage. Dine in only. COME FOR THE FOOD, STAY FOR THE SPORTS! Special oers with the purchase of a beverage only. Dine in only.Naples 239-352-4233 Pebblebrooke Plaza, 15215 Collier Blvd # 301 Naples, FL 34119 TUESDAY 1 1 / 2 2 P P RIC E E P P P I I I Z Z Z Z Z A A A All Day MONDAY B B B u u u r r r g g g e e e r r N N igh t t 1/2 lb fresh black Angus with cheese and fries LUNCH SPECIALAvailable till 3 pm 7 7 c c h h h o o ic e e s s s f f o o r r $ 7 e e a a c h h 7 7 7 7 7 $ $ $ 7 7 7 7 7 WEDNESDAY B B B U U U U Y Y Y Y O O O O N N N N E E G G G G E E T T O O N N E E E ! SIZZLING FAJITAS $4 4 4 M M M M M AR AR A GA GA R RI RI RI RI T TA TA TA SSt ar ar ti i ti ti ng ng ng a a a t t t t 4 4p 4p m THURSDAY 1 1 / / / 2 2 2 P P P r r r i i i c c c e e e W W W i ng s s s OR C C C h h h ick e e e n n n T T e e e n n n d d d e e e r s s 4pm-Close SATURDAY & SUNDAY B B B a b b y y y B B a a a c k Ri b b b s s $9.99With the purchase of a beverage. Dine in only.MON-FRI $ $ $ $ 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 $7 for7 ITEMS FOR $7 EACH LUNCH MON-FRI,11-3 THE DISHThe Dish: Cucumber Margarita The Price: $11 The Place: Masa in Mercato The Menu: The Details: Luckily for us, we have lots of volunteers to take our kids off our hands once winter breaks rolls around. It was on one of these occasions that I found the opportunity for a cocktail while Thing One and Thing Two were finishing up a screening of Sing with their aunt last week. I had taken to opportunity to accomplish a few holiday tasks, but I found 30 extra minutes at Mercato with not a single errand left to do. Then it dawned on me: I could have a private margarita! The bar at Masa was empty (it was still kind of early, dont judge) and I bellied up to order one of the complicated concoctions my heart truly desires: a cucumber margarita featuring Blanco tequila infused with cucumber and mint, Triple Sec and fresh lime juice. As soon as I took my first sip and leaned back to enjoy the peace, my phone dinged to let me know Aunt Alisa was ready to relinquish Thing One and Thing Two back into my custody. Dang it! But she brought them across the center and we all moved to the restaurants comfy couches for lunch, where I enjoyed my drink in good company. One More Thing: We plied the kids with the house-made limeade and strawberry aqua fresca in hopes of getting a few words in edgewise. It worked. Lindsey Nesmith


C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 800 rent-a-car Reference Account # FLAWEEK to receive a 10% Florida Weekly discount. Applies to Economy through Minivan vehicles reserved in advance for rentals up to 30 days at all Southwest Florida locations. Rates are as posted at time of reservation at or by calling 1 800 rent-a-car. Rental must end by December 31, 2017. Offer may not be used with other coupons, offers or discounted rates. Vehicles are subject to availability. Standard rental qualications apply. Offer does not apply to taxes, surcharges, recovery fees, and optional products and services including damage waiver at $18.99 or less per day. Check your auto insurance policy an d/or credit card agreement for rental vehicle coverage. Other restrictions, including holiday and blackout dates, may apply. Pickup and drop-off service is subject to geographic and other restrictions. Void where prohibited. Original coupon must be redeemed at time of rental. Pick-up subject to geographic and other restrictions. Enterprise, Well Pick You Up and the e logo are registered trademarks of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. 2016 Enterprise Rent-A-Car. H00616 8/16 Christmas Extravaganza December 17 4-8 p.m.Now Taking Christmas & New Years Eve Reservations 239.261.0622 Make your New Years Eve Reservations now. 239.261.0622 Opening for lunch beginning January 2nd. Brunch every Sunday. We wish you a Happy and Healthy New Year! ON BEHALF OF THE WYNNS FAMILY 141 Tamiami Trail North, Naples 239.261.7157 PAST REPASTSHere are some capsules summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Bills Steak & Seafood, 4221 Tamiami Trail E., Naples; 455-5111 Looking for a place to dine and dance? Bills on the East Trail has what youre after. Never mind the somewhat drab exterior. Theres valet parking and a thoughtful staff whose aim is to ensure guests have a great evening. Booths are most distant from the band, so you might land one if you want it. Most people the night of our visit were more interested in proximity to the band and dance floor. There are no real surprises, but the New Englandthemed seafood menu is solid with lots of choices for meat and seafood lovers. Salads were fresh and the New England clam chowder was laden with clams and potatoes. A surf and tur special included a tasty one-pound lobster, corn on the cob and a big baked potato along with the steak, which needed more seasoning. Both the wine list (bottle and glass) and cocktail menu contained a wealth of choices. And the band played almost the whole time we were there. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2016 British Open Pub, 24630 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 9490302 The British Open has been serving fish and chips along with other traditional English and American tavern fare for more than 15 years in the Shoppes at Pelican Landing. Its a rambling warren of forest-green dining rooms with red booths plus a covered patio with its own bar. English pub cuisine may not push any culinary envelopes, but when it comes to hearty and humble fare, the British Open is on par. With tasty but heavy appetizers like toothickly beer-battered onion rings and snappy sausages encased in buttery, flaky pastry, you might not get past the first course with a pint of beer to wash it down. If you do, the restaurants signature fish and chips or pasties stuffed with pot roast are good ways to go. The vegetables served on the side could use more attention. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed August 2016 Fernandez the Bull Midtown, 3375 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 6539097 Local lovers of Cuban food have twice as much to thank the Fernandez family for now that theres a second Fernandez the Bull to patronize. For 25-plus years, the first one has existed in various locations. Now a chic-looking sibling is operating on Pine Ridge Road with indoor and outdoor seating, a full bar and a terrific staff. Start with a well-chilled and minty guava mojito. Savor some beef empanadas (one dish of eight serves two or more) or crisp fried calamari and then move on to an entre like the chicken with mojo and garlic sauce or shrimp and mussels in white wine and tomato sauce. Sides of moros (rice and black beans), fried yucca or fried plantains are all great choices. And dont skip dessert. We loved the guava mango mousse cheesecake. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed November 2015 Omei, Naples Centre Villages, 6434 Naples Blvd.; 631-5633 Its a new location, but Omei continues to serve some of the regions best and most creative Chinese fare, now near the Hollywood Stadium 20 cinemas. Hong Kong chef Mark Cheng and his wife, Mary, operate a lovely establishment serving authentic fare (in other words, no egg foo yung and chop suey). Mr. Chengs duck either the crispy version or the full-out Peking duck is exceptional and well worth the indulgence. Other noteworthy dishes include the salt-and-pepper calamari, shrimp spring rolls and mango prawns and Four Season Spicy Prawns (fried and tossed with sweet chili and sour sauce). For veggie lovers, the stirfried green beans with crunchy onions and dried pepper are terrific. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2015 Sea Salt, 1186 Third St. S., Naples; 434-7258 At almost seven years of age, Sea Salt continues to evolve, no doubt because chef/owner Fabrizio Aielli always loves a new challenge. There are so many welcoming touches here: a dog-friendly patio, dozens of fabulous sea salts lining the wall, Norman Love truffles for dessert, whimsical cotton candy that arrives with the check. And great meals that start with fresh, crusty bread, olive oil and three varieties of sea salt. During our last meal, I loved the duo of ora salmon and ahi tuna served with parsley, popcorn capers, jalapenos and Murray River salt. Grilled octopus with raisin tomatoes, smoked potatoes, crustacean sauce and summer truffle jam was beautiful and delicious. A gluten-free pasta dish was so good we werent sure it really was gluten free but were assured it was, made in-house by the chef who orders the special flour from Italy. Black grouper with favas, English peas, smoked potatoes, mushrooms and black truffle sauce was also terrific. Dont skip dessert here: the crme brulee, Key lime semifreddo and the macarons are all fabulous. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2015 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 CUISINE REVIEWCeviche 41 delivers more than just marinated seafoodGood things do indeed come to those who wait. Id planned to visit Ceviche 41 in Bonita Springs several months ago, but when I called the restaurant I was told it was about to close for the remainder of the summer. With the seasonal slowdown especially acute in Bonita, its a tough time for restaurants to hang on until more profitable days. TripAdvisor reviews popping up again in November reminded me I should put it back on the to-do list. Having just opened earlier this year, Ceviche 41 hasnt amassed a lot of posts yet, but most are extremely favorable. And now I know why. The authentic Peruvian food is prepared and plated with obvious skill and care. The dining room has a modernized seaside cottage vibe, with bleached-out paneling, lacy wallpaper, nautical blue accents, white table lanterns and marine pendant lamps dangling over the bar. The effect is casual and upscale at the same time, resembling a spread in Coastal Living magazine. Service is gracious, though being one of only two parties dining at the time might have skewed the experience a bit. Why havent more diners found this little gem? Located in a newer plaza on Old 41 Road, Ceviche 41 could easily be overlooked by well-heeled diners from gated communities who flood restaurants on the U.S 41 and Bonita Beach Road. Heres hoping word of mouth will help attract their attention. Enchanting Spanish guitar music was playing in the background when we sat down for dinner on a recent weeknight. Adult beverage choices are limited to glasses of unnamed red or white wines, which the server will list if asked, and four beers. Considering the quality of South American wines its surprising not to see more choices, but I enjoyed a glass of Chilean Sauvignon Blanc ($8.25) while my companion sipped a malty Cusquea beer ($4). A bowl of cancha, toasted Andean corn kernels, provided a crunchy diversion while we waited the short time it took our appetizers to arrive. Peruvian cuisine has been influenced by the cultures of many diverse immigrants, but corn is one of the culinary pillars, along with potatoes, legumes and grains like quinoa. The half-dozen starters include several variations of ceviche, of course. We chose the mixed seafood version ($15), which contained generous chunks of white fish, squid and octopus brightly infused and cooked with lime juice. Red onion slivers and cilantro added punches of flavor, while giant Peruvian choclo corn, sliced sweet yams and more cancha added heft and interest to the dish. In contrast to the zesty ceviche, the causa ($12) tasted rather tame. Its basically a mashed potato cake chilled and stuffed with your choice of chicken and vegetables ($10) or shrimp and avocado ($12). The potatoes are seasoned with a paste of aji amarillo (mild golden peppers) and a spritz of lime juice, but neither dramatically impacts the flavor. A generous layer of creamy avocado and a few succulent shrimp added richness and sweetness, respectively. Peruvian-Asian fusion can be seen and tasted in dishes such as chaufa (fried rice with various meats, seafood and vegetables). Lomo saltado ($16) is another signature entre with Chinese roots, consisting of beef tenderloin stir-fried with tomatoes and onions, seasoned with soy sauce and served with French fries and white rice. It might sound like an odd combination if youve never had traditional Peruvian food, but it was the comfort food I needed after a rough couple of weeks recovering from an injury. Something about doubling-down on the starches, the mouthwateringly salty sauce and the juicy red meat delivered just the boost I needed. Another rustic staple of Peru is tacu tacu, which at home is usually made with leftover beans and rice mixed with scraps of meat or seafood and maybe an egg to bind it all together into a massive skillet-browned cake. Ceviche 41s tacu tacu salvaje (wild tacu tacu) ($19) is studded with red beans and bits of squid and octopus. Its a simple but hearty side dish for a crisply battered, moist fish fillet (beef steak also is offered) garnished with stripes of piquant black olive sauce. After such heavy main courses, it was a relief that desserts were petite and also inexpensive just $2.99 each. Crema volteada is Perus version of crme caramel or flan, an oh-so-sweet marriage of creamy custard and rich caramel. The quinoa con leche was less impressive, a thin gruel of quinoa and milk with a hint of cinnamon that seemed like an afterthought. We expected something more akin to rice pudding. A slightly disappointing finish did little to reverse the overall pleasure of dining at Ceviche 41. It might not push the envelope like more adventurous Peruvian restaurants in Southwest Florida think Incas Kitchen or El Gaucho Inca but theres room for solid comfort food in this category, too. Heres hoping Ceviche 41 finds the audience it deserves and needs to survive those slim summer months. drew Ceviche 41>> Hours: 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2-8 p.m. Sunday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $8-$19; entrees, $14-$23 >> Beverages: Beer and wine >> Specialties of the house: Peruvian cuisine >> Volume: Low >> Parking: Plaza lot >> Website: www.ceviche41.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 26455 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs; 301-4634 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYLomo saltado is a Peruvian stir-fry dish with beef, tomatoes and onions served with rice and French fries. Left: Mixed seafood ceviche includes giant Peruvian choclo corn, sliced sweet yams and toasted corn kernels. Right: Causa, a Peruvian potato cake, is filled with avocado and shrimp.


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Kalea Bay is a gated, resort-lifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. More than three months ago it celebrated the topping off of its first residential high-rise tower which is slated to be completed by fall of next year. The 22-story tower, with 120 residences, will have 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. The incredibly designed residences offer views of the Gulf of Mexico and pristine nature preserve. Six floor plans are available at Kalea Bay with prices currently starting at $1.3 million. Residences 1 and 6 are 4-bedroom/4bath plans with 3,755 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with three-bedrooms plus den and three-and-a-half baths, have 3,835 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are four-bedroom/four-bath plans with 3,921 total square feet. All residents of Kalea Bay will revel in Gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence and wood floors throughout, stated Inga Wilson, Kalea Bays Vice President of Sales & Marketing. The custom kitchens have Wolf and SubZero appliances, a natural gas range, Downsview cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island, all of which are standard features. Our kitchens have an open design we call lifestyle designs that blends the kitchen seamlessly into the living and dining rooms, perfect for todays hosts and hostesses, said Wilson. The layout of the kitchen can be experienced firsthand through a replica of one in our sales center. The master bedroom includes an oversized walk-in closet while the master bath has his and hers vanities, quartz countertops, luxury cabinetry, a soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. All master suites, kitchens and main living areas have direct views to the water and preserve. They are perfect vantage points to watch our spectacular sunsets, stated Wilson. Additional residential features include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to large lanais with transparent glass rails. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features. Dramatic views are available to every single resident, no matter which floor they live on. Thats because the towers amenities are located on the rooftop including the sky lounge, a dramatic pool and the open-air fitness center. From the rooftop, residents can enjoy daily views of the Gulf of Mexico, the nature preserves and two beaches ranked among the best in the United States. The beaches include Barefoot Beach Preserve Park, which was ranked #2 nationally in 2015, and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, which was ranked #9. Kalea Bays community clubhouse area is also slated for completion around the same timeframe as the first tower. Our clubhouse area will be the social and recreational centerpiece of the community, said Wilson. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. It will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, an open air bar, an indoor/ outdoor restaurant, a snack bar, an Internet cafe and a gifts and sundries shop. All three pools will overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Wilson. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants will separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. We have the perfect place for all three, said Wilson. The indoor/outdoor restaurant will serve phenomenal meals throughout the day. And what better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Just a short walk from the clubhouse will be the tennis pavilion with Har-Tru tennis courts, plus pickleball courts. Nearby are 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Wilson. There will also be a shuttle service, originating from the clubhouse, to the beach. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the on-site sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, two-tenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at Luxury High-Rise Residences Popular at Kalea Bay Community clubhouse also celebrated WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017SPONSORED CONTENT YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Above: The residences in the 22-story tower at Kalea Bay offer spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. The 88,000-square-foot clubhouse features three separate pools, a deck bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant and an Internet cafe. Left: Kalea Bays first tower was designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center. Below: Kalea Bay residences have open floor plans. All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. taking a re f resh id oo


Phase II Ballard Model at Naples Square to offer an at the beach ambianceAs construction of 73 Phase II residences at Naples Square moves closer to being completed in first quarter of this year, excitement is growing in anticipation of the completion of three furnished Phase II models. The Phase II Ballard model will feature an interior by Robb & Stucky Internationals Susan J. Bleda, ASID and interior designer Rachelle Porco. Naples Square is being developed by The Ronto Group at 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. The communitys walkable lifestyle is bringing a sense of cohesion to downtown by connecting 5th Avenue to Bayfront with access on 10th Street via 3rd Avenue South. The lifestyle and availability of one and two-story, two and three bedroom plus den Phase II floor plans with open-concept living areas and open-air terraces priced from the $600s continue to generate strong homebuyer traffic. Eleven Phase II purchase opportunities remain available, four of which feature the Ballard floor plan that offers a total of 1,732 square feet of living space, including an open-air balcony. The plan features two bedrooms, two baths, a den, great room, and a counter-height island kitchen. The great room, master bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the balcony. An optional pocketing door is available to provide ensuite guest quarters. Twilight at the beach can be a magical time when the brilliance of the sunset is subdued and the quiet tones of silver, gray and periwinkle paint a romantic transition to the night. In the Ballard model, the designers have created that twilight ambiance by using clear materials like glass and Lucite, reflective surfaces of polished chrome and silver metal, and soft white background colors with accents of soft periwinkle blue, grayed lavender and silver. The welcoming foyer will feature a custom flooring detail inset with circular tiles outlined in shining metal strips. The detail will be set into the main flooring of Carrera-look white porcelain tile with subtle gray accents. A modern chandelier with shards of clear cut glass will feature industriallook exposed light bulbs. A stunning polished chrome and marble console table will be accompanied by a large mirror with a silver frame sculpted to resemble sea urchins. The great room will open to the balcony and will feature a media wall with a linear stainless steel surround fireplace and a wall-mounted television. The media wall will be fauxfinished with subtle silver striations designed to evoke the quiet water theme of the interior design. Facing the media wall, a soft white leather 85-inch sofa will be accented with textured periwinkle blue throw pillows. A geometric chrome and glass cocktail table and two acrylic side chairs with cushions upholstered in a striking shimmering periwinkle fabric will sit atop a silver and periwinkle area rug. The dining area will be centered on a wall boasting a vibrant 80-inch by 40-inch original abstract painting in tones of bright white, shining silver and hints of periwinkle blue. The contemporary 84-inch Parsons-style rectangular dining table will feature a gleaming white quartz top and stainless steel legs. Embossed white leather dining chairs with acrylic legs will surround the table. Pure white shaker style cabinetry with polished chrome hardware will be featured in the open kitchen and be complemented with an unusual sunset-toned backsplash done in pale lavender and smoky gray glass tiles. Countertops on both the perimeter and the island will be done in clean white quartz with speckled gray accents. Triangular chrome and glass pendants will hang above the island. Backless polished chrome counter stools topped with shimmery silver leather will pull up to the island. The study will be designed to function as a multipurpose space and will feature a custom built-in desk/shelf across one entire wall complete with white shaker style cabinetry underneath for work space storage. This wall will also function as the rooms media wall and have a wall-mounted television. A silver 79-inch sleeper sofa will be accented with periwinkle blue pillows and will sit on a textured white area rug. Quiet tones of silver and white will continue into the light grey carpeted master bedroom where a romantic white wood-framed king bed will feature upholstered panels of silver and white linen on the headboard and footboard. The bed will be dressed in pure white fabrics with custom periwinkle pillows. White lacquered nightstands with stainless steel legs and contemporary hardware will face a matching textured front console. The master bath flooring will transition back to the clean look of the Carrara marble-look porcelain. White shaker style cabinetry will be used on the double vanity and be accented with contemporary silver hardware. White quartz countertops and a geometric patterned backsplash in polished white stone and silvery glass will also appear as a design detail in the spa shower. The covered balcony will feature a leafy view of the lively urban landscape and two areas for entertaining and relaxing. A sleek white square dining table with brushed aluminum legs will seat four on matching white sling dining chairs. A modern classic white chaise lounge will be paired with a metallic garden stool for private sunset cocktails. Previously sold designer-decorated furnished models showcasing Naples Squares Phase I Denison, Chelsea, and Essex floor plans are open for guided tours with a sales associate. Ronto has announced base-pricing for eight Phase III floor plans and is now accepting Phase III reservations. The Naples Square Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples is open daily. Visit Above: Modeled after the 2,934 square feet under air Phase I Franklin floor plan, the twostory Phase III Fenwick plan at Naples Square offers 3,238 square feet under air, a 10% increase in air conditioned space. Phase III reservations are being accepted. Right: Fashioned after the Phase I Alton floor plan and base-priced at $695,000, the thoughtfully designed Phase III Astoria great room plan at Naples Square offers 1,460 square feet of living space, an increase of 15% when compared to the Phase I Alton. Below: The Ronto Groups furnished Chelsea model is one of three previously sold models open for guided tours with a sales associate in Naples Squares completed Phase I building. 2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


Buyers at ALLURE are drawn to the new condominium for its prime waterfront location, its design and finishes, and its competitive pricesBuyers at ALLURE, the new, luxury, 32-story condominium to be built on the Caloosahatchee River in Historic Downtown Fort Myers, are touting the developments prime location and the tremendous value it offers residents looking for desirable waterfront living in a brand, new condominium. Andy Heygate is a buyer at ALLURE who says that he was attracted to the development for several reasons. This is the first tower to be built in the historic downtown since 2008 and the location on the river is ideal, says Heygate. When complete, Allure will be the new benchmark of luxury condo living in downtown, he says, adding that he was also pleased with the high-quality, contemporary finishes in beautifully-appointed residences. Downtown is a very exciting place with a great selection of restaurants and businesses, and eventually a new hotel, says Heygate who was also impressed with the project because it is being developed by a well-known, experienced builder from Miami. Finally, Heygate, who is a Realtor and specializes in new developments in Southwest Florida, chose to purchase at ALLURE because of the excellent value it offers buyers. The price per square foot is well below other towers being built in Fort Myers, Bonita, and Naples, he says. He added that the value is even more impressive when compared to prices of condominiums on the waterfront on Floridas east coast, which are more than double those of ALLURE. ALLUREs prime locale in the River District combines tropical urbanism charm with a small town feel. With over 50 cafes, bars and restaurants, the pedestrian and petfriendly downtown offers unlimited options for dining and nightlife. Arts and culture abound in the River District where the brick streets are lined with eclectic boutiques and art galleries, historic landmarks and architecture, museums, and even a professional theater, and best of all, its all just blocks from ALLURE. Luxurious residence features at ALLURE include porcelain flooring, natural gas ranges, double ovens, and quartz countertops in chefinspired kitchens. All residences feature private entrance elevators and include covered garage parking with 24-hour controlled access. A variety of thoughtfullydesigned, open floor plans priced from the high $300s offer one, two and three bedrooms. To learn more about ALLURE, call (239) 500-JAXI (5294) or visit the sales gallery located at 1300 Hendry Street. Visit online at This is the first tower to be built in the historic downtown since 2008 and the location on the river is ideal. When complete, Allure will be the new benchmark of luxury condo living in downtown. Downtown is a very exciting place with a great selection of restaurants and businesses, and eventually a new hotel, Andy Heygate, Buyer at Allure Sales Gallery N o w O p e n 13oo Hendry St., Fort Myers, FL Open 7 days a week 239-500-JAXI (5294) C o n c i e r g e Private Theater Fitness, Spa, Sauna Infinity Edge Pool High-Speed Internet & WIFI Sculpture Garden ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE/ADVERTISING AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. RENDERINGS, SQUARE FOOTAGE AND ROOM DIMENSIONS ARE APPROXIMATE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. PRICES, SPECIFICATIONS, FEATURES, FINISHES AND AVAILABILITY SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DEC. 29, 2016-JAN. 4, 2017 3


Fort Myers / Estero Bonita Springs / Naples 1 Mediterra 15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 2 Quail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 3 Talis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 4 Twin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 5 Olde Cypress7276 Lantana Circle Naples, FL 239.596.4794 6 Raffia Preserve4075 Wolfe Road Naples, FL 239.598.2370 7 Naples Square100 S Goodlette-Frank Road Naples, FL 239.228.5800 8 The Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 844.838.3392 9 Lely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102 Naples, FL 239.793.2100 10 Mangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 11 Residences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 12 Lamorada Naples2190 Woodcrest Drive Naples, FL 239.444.4450 13 Livingston Lakes15161 Palmer Lake Circle Naples, FL 239.444.3490 14 The Colony Golf & Bay Club4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 15 Seaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 16 Altaira4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 17 Kalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 18 Ave Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL (888) 841-3477 19 Paloma 26109 St. Michael Lane Bonita Springs, FL 239.949.8910 20 Mockingbird Crossing 1600 Mockingbird Crossing Dr. Naples, FL 239.233.0592 21 Tuscany Pointe14310 Tuscany Pointe Trail Naples, FL 34120 239.225.2679 22 Sorrento28063 Sosta Lane #2 Bonita Springs, FL 239.225.2659 23 Sienna Reserve14656, Reserve Lane Naples, FL 239.643.4333 24 Andalucia1336 Andlaucia Way Naples, FL 239.304.8314 25 Estuary at Grey Oaks1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 239.261.3148 4 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF DECEMBER 29, 2016-JANUARY 4, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


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Creating the Regions Most Exciting Communities, featuring Luxurious Homes with Exquisite Amenities in Spectacular Resort Locations. Perfecting Weve got a world-class address to match your lifestyle. 239-225-2676 Fort Myers Priced From the $200s 239-301-4940 26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs Priced from $1.1 million 941-376-9346 624 South Palm Avenue Sarasota Priced from $2 million Naples Finest Golf Community 239-352-8000 11330 TwinEagles Boulevard Naples Priced from the high $200s to over $2 million 239-228-5800 100 S. Goodlette-Frank Rd. Naples Priced from the $600s to over $1 million NAPLESORANGE BLOSSOM orangeblossomnaples.com239-649-6310 1948 Oil Well Rd. Naples Aordably priced from the $260s


ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& Associates Our waterfront residences at Kalea Bay are the perfect place to live it up. And youll do so in style surrounded by our coastal clubhouse with 3 pools, 24 guest suites and more. Live it up in style at Kalea Bay. Residences priced from $1.3 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 239-793-0110 From US 41 take Wiggins Pass Road and go north on Vanderbilt Drive. Sky Love


Your Downtown Meets Our DowntownWhat do Ohio, New York, Illinois and Texas have in common? They all live at Naples Square! Residents come from across our great country to experience this unique downtown lifestyle. So whether youre a Wolverine or a Buckeyea Yankee or a Sox fanwere proud youve chosen to live at Naples Square. Take a look at the list below to see where others are from who are living here. Thank you! ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECT STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS BY THE DEVELOPER, MAKE REFERENCE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTE, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Equal Housing Opportunity. Sales Center Open Daily at 100 Goodlette-Frank Road South 239.228.5800 CALIFORNIA Fresno COLORADO Edwards CONNECTICUT New Canaan North Haven Somers D.C. Washington DELAWARE Wilmington FLORIDA Bonita Springs Cape Coral Delray Beach Flagler Beach Fort Lauderdale Naples Santa Rosa Beach GEORGIA Atlanta Cumming Duluth ILLINOIS Batavia Chicago Glen Ellyn Glencoe Hinsdale Lake Zurich Oak Brook Saint Charles Vernon Hills Willowbrook Winnetka KENTUCKY Lexington MASSACHUSETTS Andover Boston Charlestown Northborough MARYLAND Baltimore Potomac MAINE Kennebunk MICHIGAN Ann Arbor MINNESOTA Eden Prairie Minneapolis MISSOURI Saint Louis NORTH CAROLINA Wilmington NEW JERSEY Cresskill Franklin Lakes Harrington Park Jersey City Montclair Skillman NEW YORK Bedford New York Saint James Skaneateles Smithtown Yorktown Heights OHIO Cleveland Dublin Massillon New Albany PENNSYLVANIA Devon Philadelphia Wexford York SOUTH CAROLINA Charleston Hilton Head Island SOUTH DAKOTA North Sioux City TENNESSEE Nashville TEXAS Corpus Christi Dallas Houston VIRGINIA Glen Allen WISCONSIN GreendaleSo Upscale. So Downtown.


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PAGE 80 Southwest FloridaSignature Collection A SELECTION OF EXEMPLARY HOMES. Call 866.657.2300 A NAME YOU CAN TRUST TO SELL YOUR HOMEBARBARA M. WATT FOUNDED CENTURY 21 SUNBELT REALTY IN 1984BARBARA M. WATTWWW.C21SUNBELT.COM 2 /1/1 Single Family Home in Tropical Gulf AcresCute 2 bedroom 1.5 bath 1 car garage home in Tropical Gulf Acres! Newer A/C. Perfect retirement home or starter home.$115,5001-866-657-2300 800CH230044. PUNTA GORDA Perfect Snow Bird Nest1/1 Condo in Bella Casa. 2nd floor unit offers security. Heated pool, fitness center, club room. Scenic view of lake.$114,9001-866-657-2300 800CC049869. FORT MYERS Condo in Bonita Springs1/1 clean condo in a great gated community complete with resort style pool, hot tub, fitness center, clubhouse.$114,9001-866-657-2300 800BS076435. BONITA SPRINGS Gulf Access North NaplesClean 2 bed 1.5 bath home in 55+ community, low fees. Boat dockage available. Close to beaches.$114,9001-866-657-2300 800FM053179. FORT MYERS River Gardens CondoFirst-floor condo 2 bed/2 bath end unit. Great Florida living. Interior completely updated, new kitchen cabinets, granite.$105,0001-866-657-2300 800CC062463. FORT MYERS 2/1 Waterfront Home in Port CharlotteFive minutes to the open water of the Myakka and Charlotte Harbor. Furnished with appliances.$89,9001-866-657-2300 800CH229396. PORT CHARLOTTE Affordable Condo in Downtown Cape CoralThis cute 2 bedroom/ 1 bath condo is within walking distance of downtown Cape Coral. Makes a terrific investment.$87,5001-866-657-2300 800FM071410. CAPE CORAL 2/2 Condominium in Port CharlotteThis 1st floor 2 bedroom 2 bath condo has so much to offer. Laminate wood flooring. come see it!$69,9001-866-657-2300 800CH232813. PORT CHARLOTTE Luxurious 4 Story Estate Home in Cape Harbour4 bed, 8 bath 4 car garage home. Open kitchen. 3 master suites. Virtually every room offers an incredible view.$2,150,0001-866-657-2300 800CC062094. CAPE CORAL Ft. Myers Beach Bayfront HomeOver 5,000 sqft with a private boat dock! One of a kind home on the bay.$1,799,0001-866-657-2300 800FM033960. FORT MYERS BEACH Ft. Myers Contemporary Estate HomeThis is a two story estate home has been totally remodeled.$1,699,0001-866-657-2300 800FM022494. FORT MYERS Magnificent Mediterranean Bellagio MasterpieceMediterranean House situated on an oversized lot at the end of the cul-de-sac !!!!!!$1,100,0001-866-657-2300 800CC071053. CAPE CORAL Better Than New ConstructionGorgeous gulf access home located on 200+ ft canal in popular neighborhood south of Cape Coral Pkwy. Stunning views!$899,9001-866-657-2300 800CC065142. CAPE CORAL West Bay ClubEnjoy all that life has to offer at the West Bay Club in this courtyard design home. Three bedroom.$879,9001-866-657-2300 800FM076814. ESTERO Whiskey Creek Luxurious Waterfront HomeEnjoy the Florida lifestyle in this 4179 sqft 5 bed/3 bath + 2 car oversized garage home.$825,0001-866-657-2300 800FM069031. FORT MYERS Direct Sailboat Access Home Across From Cape HarbourBetter then new construction!! This home is located in the most desirable neighborhood of Cape Coral.$799,0001-866-657-2300 800CC019327. CAPE CORAL Riverfront Equestrian EstateLocated on the Orange River with 2 homes, barn, dressage facilities with the equestrian in mind. You will fall in love!$780,0001-866-657-2300 800FM031273. FORT MYERS Stunning Waterfront HomeLocated on spreader preserve with gulf access no bridges! Ideal vacation rental w/3785 sqft room for the entire family!$610,0001-866-657-2300 800CC062414. CAPE CORAL Cape Home on Water3/3 plus den in NW Cape. Southern exposure on canal. Large infinity edge pool solar and heat pump heated.$599,9001-866-657-2300 800CC076661. CAPE CORAL Direct Sailboat Access 3/2/2 Pool HomeLocated in Yacht Club area of Cape. No bridges or locks-bring your sailboat! 5 minutes Cape Coral Beach. Great location.$579,0001-866-657-2300 800CC030515. CAPE CORAL